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Homemade Hummus Recipe: Healthy, Vegan, Easy to Make

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This delicious homemade hummus recipe with chickpeas and tahini makes one of my favorite dips. It rocks crudite, falafel, vegan finger foods, and more.


I’ve been using this vegan hummus recipe for decades. It’s my go-to for dips, wraps, vegan finger foods, and more. It’s also highly nutritious with vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber, and boatloads of antioxidants onboard.  

In fact according to one report, hummus is second only to lentils when it comes to antioxidant-rich legumes. Toss the other ingredients in like garlic, lemon, tahini, cumin, paprika, and coriander, and it’s exceptionally rich.

Bioactive, too, meaning it upgrades cells.

Hummus Benefits  

  • High-protein.
  • High-fiber.
  • Nutrient-dense.
  • Satiating.
  • Plant-based.
  • Antioxidant-rich.
  • Heart-healthy.
  • Gut-healthy.
  • Brain-healthy.
  • Skin-healthy.
  • Bone-healthy.

This recipe is organic, vegan, and gluten-free.

Homemade Hummus Recipe

Rich bowl of homemade vegan hummus on an appetizer platter with with crudite, falafel, flatbread, pomegranate, pretzels, and herbs.
Homemade hummus is packed with nutrients.

If you’re one of those lunatic health nuts like me, here’s a chickpea nutrient list:

Garbanzo Bean Benefits

  • Antioxidants.
  • Phytochemicals.
  • Both kinds of fiber.
  • Peptides.
  • Calcium.
  • Protein.
  • Magnesium.
  • Manganese.
  • Potassium.
  • Selenium.
  • Vitamin A.
  • Vitamin C.
  • Folate.
  • B6.
  • Zinc.
  • Iron.

 Homemade Hummus Recipe Ingredients

  • Chickpeas.
  • Tahini.
  • Lemon juice.
  • Garlic.
  • Parsley.
  • Olive oil.
  • Cumin.
  • Coriander.
  • Paprika.
  • Pink salt.
  • Filtered water.

And by the way, substitutes for tahini in this recipe include every nut and seed under the sun, from peanut and almond butter to sunflower, macadamia, chia, flax seed, and hemp.

Vegan Hummus Recipe  

Top view of delicious homemade hummus swirled in a bowl with herbs, lime, olive oil, and breadsticks.
Homemade hummus is easy to make.

Another cool trick for the best hummus ever is to infuse your olive oil with bioactive herbs: rosemary, for instance, or a touch of thyme.

Because even though hummus already rocks cumin, paprika, and coriander, extra flavor and nutrients never hurt.

Get the tahini recipe here.   

Bowl of delicious homemade hummus on a cutting board with pita bread and fresh herbs.

Homemade Hummus Recipe

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This recipe is organic, vegan, and gluten-free.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Blend Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Side Dish, Snacks
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Servings 32
Calories 25 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Process to a coarse paste in food processor or blender:
  • Chickpeas.
  • Lemon juice.
  • Tahini.
  • Garlic.
  • Spices to taste.
  • Blend until smooth, slowly adding water and/or olive oil to achieve desired consistency.
  • For hummus without tahini just omit and adjust consistency, or sub another nut or seed butter.

Notes

Garnish hummus with parsley, paprika, veggies, olive oil, nutritional yeast.  

Nutrition

Calories: 25kcal
Keyword Best Hummus Recipe, Homemade Hummus, Vegan Hummus Recipe
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