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easy hummus recipe no tahini
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5 from 3 votes

Easy Hummus Recipe Without Tahini

Step by step instructions for homemade Hummus without tahini.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Creamy homemade hummus without tahini.
Servings: 6


  • 2 cans chickpeas drained and skins removed
  • 2 cloves garlic whole
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt or more to taste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice or more to taste
  • 1/2 cup of water all the water may not be used


  • Warm the olive oil in a small skillet over low heat. Drop in the garlic cloves and simmer 5 minutes to flavor the olive oil, stirring occasionally so they don’t burn then remove from heat and discard the garlic..
  • Drain the chickpeas and remove the skins.
  • Add the chickpeas to the food processor along with the olive oil, cumin, salt and lemon juice.
  • Pulse until the check peas are coarsely chopped, then begin adding the water a little at a time, blending at full power.
  • When your hummus looks like this:
  • When the hummus reaches a creamy consistency, taste and adjust the salt and lemon juice according to your own preferences.