Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Easy Blender Hummus!


  • 3 Cups Cooked Chickpeas (or 2 15-ounce cans, 1 drained)
  • 3/4 to 1 Cup Water or Chickpea Cooking Broth (or the liquid from 1 can of chickpeas)
  • 2 to 4 Cloves Garlic, peeled
  • 2 Tablespoons Tahini (or 4 tablespoons sesame seeds)
  • 2 to 4 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 to 1 Teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1/8 to 1/2 Teaspoon Chipotle Chili Powder or Cayenne Pepper
  • Salt to Taste


  1. Place all ingredients except salt in the blender in the order listed and blend with blender according to it capabilities till its all smooth.
  2. Stop blender and taste the hummus. Add additional seasonings and salt to taste and blend briefly to combine.
  3. Store hummus in a sealed container in the refrigerator. It’s best after it’s had a chance to rest for at least an hour, but use within a week.

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