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Easy Hummus without tahini in a dip bowl.

Easy Hummus without Tahini

Simple recipe for hummus made with just a few ingredients and no tahini. So much better than store-bought stuff.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword hummus without tahini
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 4 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 197 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1 can 15 oz. garbanzo beans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive or grapeseed oil
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • crushed red pepper flakes optional garnish
  • chopped parsley optional garnish


  1. Place beans, garlic, lemon juice and oil in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth. Add water, two tablespoons at a time, and blend to reach desired consistency.
  2. Season with salt, and cumin. Stir.

Recipe Notes

Serve with vegetables or chips, spread of pita or tortilla in wraps OR add to pasta.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Hummus without Tahini
Amount Per Serving
Calories 197 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 461mg20%
Potassium 163mg5%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Vitamin C 3.4mg4%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.