Hummus is one of those great multifaceted options. A great dip with chips or veggie sticks. A healthy spread on a sandwich. A plant-based protein option in a bountiful buddha bowl. The possibilities are endless – as are the ingredients! Here is a basic hummus recipe to which you can add any number of spices and flavors.

Makes about 2 cups


  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 1 ½ tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • ½ cup water


  1. Blend all ingredients except for water in a blender.
  2. Add water a bit at a time and blend to achieve desired consistency. Add more salt, cumin, and garlic to taste.


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