Real Hummus

Real Hummus

Appetizers and Snacks Dips and Spreads Hummus

This hummus is a family recipe passed down from many generations. Eat with warm pita bread.

Servings per recipe: 20
Calories per serving: 54
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 15m


  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 (19 ounce) can garbanzo beans, half the liquid reserved
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • 1   In a blender, chop the garlic. Pour garbanzo beans into the blender, reserving about a tablespoon for garnish. Add reserved liquid, lemon juice, tahini, and salt to the blender. Blend until creamy and well mixed.
  • 2   Transfer the mixture to a medium serving bowl. Sprinkle with pepper and pour olive oil over the top. Garnish with reserved garbanzo beans.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 2.5g 4%
    Saturated Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg  
Sodium 199mg 8%
Potassium 58mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 6.8g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 5%
Protein 1.6g 3%
Sugars 0g  
Vitamin A 8IU  
Vitamin C 3mg  
Calcium 16mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 0mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 10mg  
Folate 20mcg