This Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus Recipe will spoil you forever. You will never buy hummus again. It’s SO good. It takes just 10 minutes and 5 simple ingredients.
Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus makes a tasty dip.
I love this Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus recipe. I think you will, too. It’s likely you have all the ingredients in your pantry. The cool thing is that this hummus recipe only calls for 5 ingredients. And they are all foods that I stock in my kitchen all the time: canned chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), fresh garlic, lemon juice (fresh or bottled), olive oil, and salt. I was blown away at how good this hummus is. And, seriously, it took me 10 minutes.
I usually let people just dip their own veggies, but sometimes I fill celery sticks like Ants on a Log so people can just pick them up and eat them. My vegetarian grandson eats Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus as one of his regular meals.
What You Need
You need a food processor or blender (like a Vitamix, which my daughter LOVES), though, so you can get the dip super creamy and blended. I have a mini food processor like this one that is just perfect for this Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus recipe. Unless you are making a huge amount of hummus, you should use the smaller food processor instead of a large one, but the full size food processor will do if you don’t have the smaller one.
Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus Recipe
Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus
- 1 can chickpeas (15 ounces)
- 2 cloves garlic (peeled and minced, about 1 teaspoon)
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Place the drained chickpeas, peeled garlic cloves, lemon juice and salt in your mini food processor.
- Blend on high until smooth. Garnish with parsley, if desired.
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Recipe Nutrition Information
This recipe is GF, DF, NF, SF, EF, CF (use sea salt), V, VG*
The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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GF = Gluten free | DF = Dairy free | NF = Nut free | SF = Soy free | EF = Egg free | CF = Corn free | V = Vegetarian | VG = Vegan
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