Easy Homemade Hummus Dip in a bowl with a chip sticking out.

Easy Homemade Hummus

This homemade hummus is easy and delicious! You'll love it more than store bought!
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 52kcal
Author Erin Henry


  • 2 15.5 oz cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice more if you prefer
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/4 tsp coarse salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Reserving 1/2 cup liquid, rinse and drain chickpeas.
  • Place chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, olive oil and garlic in food processor. Process until smooth.
  • Add cayenne, salt and reserved liquid, process until just combined. Use more or less of liquid to desired consistency.
  • Drizzle with olive oil if desired. Eat and enjoy!


This recipes makes about 3 cups of hummus. 
Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.
★ Did you make this recipe? Don't forget to give it a star rating below!


Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 244mg | Potassium: 28mg | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 2.3mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.2mg