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Easy Hummus recipe without Tahini
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4.8 from 5 votes

Easy Hummus recipe without Tahini

This Easy Hummus recipe without tahini  takes just 10 minutes to prepare. Simple, healthy and high in protein, hummus is an amazing spread for breads and crackers and makes a delicious dip for chips.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack


  • I x 410g can of chickpeas / garbanzo beans
  • 2 Tablespoons / 30 ml olive oil /canola or sunflower oil
  • 3 Tablespoons / 45 ml water
  • ½ Tablespoons / 7.5 ml lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon / 2. 5 ml ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt and black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon chilli powder optional
  • dried chilli flakes optional


  • Gently pinch the chickpea, to remove the peel. This ensures a smooth and creamy hummus consistency. If you do have a really powerful blender, you can skip this step as it will help to puree the skins as well.
  • Place all the ingredients in a food processor or blender. Add more water , a tablespoon at a time if you find that the hummus is too thick Blend until creamy..
  • Serve on crackers, as a dip, in pita breads or just spread in a sandwich.
  • Store in the fridge for about 2 to 3 days.


While blending , add more water , a tablespoon at a time if you find that the hummus is too thick


Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg