Homemade Hummus Recipe

Make this delicious Homemade Hummus Recipe to snack on, or use it on sandwiches for a healthy spread.

Fresh Hummus and Pita Bread

This plain, original version of homemade hummus is absolutely delicious, but you can use different add-ins to make it your own.

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With The DIY Pantry (F+W Media, 2014), by Kresha Faber, you can break free from processed foods and learn to make healthy, delicious meals without spending hours in the kitchen or breaking the bank. This book shows you how to stock your pantry with all the ingredients you need to make your favorite meals for the entire week. Best of all, each flavorful recipe requires fewer than 30 minutes of hands-on time. This excerpt shows you a Homemade Hummus Recipe for a quick and easy meal.

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More from The DIY Pantry:

Homemade Pizza Crust Recipe
Homemade Pasta Recipe
Garlic and Dill Pickle Recipe

Homemade Hummus Recipe

Hummus is great for satisfying afternoon cravings. This plain, original version is absolutely delicious, but there are a few add-ins that are worth adding in as well—roasted garlic, kalamata olives, or roasted red peppers.

Hands-on: 10 minutes
Inactive: none
Ready in: 10 minutes
Yield: Serves 6; Makes 3 1/2 cups
Cost Per Serving: Between 25 and 50 cents per serving

Gluten-Free / Vegan / Vegetarian / Dairy-Free / Egg-Free

Calories: 121
Fat: 4 g
Protein: 6 g
Sodium: 402 mg
Fiber: 4.5 g
Carbohydrates: 16 g
Sugar: 2.5 g

2 cups cooked garbanzo beans
3 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons tahini
Juice of 1/2 a lemon
1 generous pinch sea salt
2 tablespoons water, plus more if needed

1. Pulse beans and garlic in a food processor until roughly blended; then add in the remaining ingredients and process until smooth. Add more water as necessary to obtain your preferred consistency.

2. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Excerpted from The DIY Pantry: 30 Minutes to Healthy, Homemade Food by Kresha Faber Copyright © 2014 by F+W Media, Inc. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved. Buy this book from our store: The DIY Pantry.