How to Make Hummus Chickpea Recipe

Cookbook Recipes

Hummus Chickpea Recipe Description

Hummus is made from chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans. Hummus is popular around the world. This is a traditional Hummus Chickpea recipe. Don’t hesitate to experiment by adding a variety of herbs, spices, and vegetables to this basic recipe

Did you Know? “However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.” – – Stephen Hawking

Hummus Chickpea Recipe Ingredients

one 16 ounces can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans)

1 clove of garlic, peeled

1/4 cup olive oil

2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

2 Tablespoons sesame paste (Tahini)

1 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)

salt and pepper to taste


chopped chives

Recipe Directions

  1. Open the can of chickpeas, drain and reserve the liquid.
  2. Rinse the chickpeas and place them in a blender or food processor.
  3. Add garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, sesame paste, cumin, salt and pepper.
  4. Puree in the blender or food processor until smooth.
  5. Add a little of the reserved chickpea juice, if it is too thick.
  6. Ladle hummus into a serving bowl.
  7. Sprinkle paprika on top.
  8. Sprinkle chives on top.
  9. Refrigerate any leftover.

Additional Resources

Also, people who liked this article will also like: 

Hummus Day

How to Grow Chickpeas (or Garbanzo Beans)

More Garden Recipes – Select from hundreds of our recipes.

Contribute a Recipe

Got a favorite garden recipe to share? Email it to us. Include your first name, last name (or the first initial of your last name), and where you live so we can give you proper credit and recognition. Contribute a recipe now

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

    Please support our site. Shop for:

    Scroll to top