Quick easy basic hommus recipe.  Just adjust the amount of ingredients to your taste

Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 1 can Chick peas (skin removed) retain juice from tin
  • 2 Tbsp Tahini
  • 1 Crushed garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup Lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Sea salt (pepper is optional)
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cumin (optional)


  1. Place peas, garlic, ground Cummin, salt & tahini in food processor
  2. Add oil and lemon juice while blending until smooth adding juice from tin if needed
  3. Scrape sides down. taste and adjust if required keep blending till silky smooth. If you like it a little runny you may need to add more oil and juices. Add fresh chillies for a bit of spice and serve with sprinkled paprika

  • Looks great – awesome for a great get together!!


  • I find it so satisfying making things like this myself. Looks great!


  • Well done …looks and sounds awesome. thanks for sharing.


  • Wonderful; excited to try this recipe, thanks!


  • Thank you for this recipe. I’m sometimes a little lazy and buy the shop bought hummus, which is also very tasty, but home made is always better.

    • Yes that extra special home made touch.


  • I love hummus too. I make a similar recipe. I just check to rinse and drain the chickpeas before using them.


  • Thanks l love hommus,a great recipe!


  • I make hommus all the time it’s a family favourite

    • It is so good in wraps and with zucchini balls and falafel balls too.


  • yum! – I love hommus – I have all those ingredients, so I am going to make me a batch up for the week – not sure it will last that long though lol!


  • This really is one of the most delicious looking hummus I have seen – thanks for the recipe. The texture looks creamy and the colour looks good.


  • I absolutely love hummus, I eat it on cruskits with tomato slices and sage sprinkled over the top. I’ve tried to make my own before but failed so I will give this one a go. Thanks


  • Hummus is a favourite of mine with some veggie sticks. I often make my own


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