Hummus IV

Hummus IV


"A straightforward hummus that may be augmented with roasted red peppers or olives. Serve with crackers, flat breads or on a pita with sprouts for a great light lunch."


20 m servings 34 cals
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Original recipe yields 40 servings



  • Calories:
  • 34 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.9 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 67 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place garbanzo beans in a food processor and blend into a spreadable paste. Mix in lemon juice, garlic, tahini and crushed red pepper. Blend until smooth, using more lemon juice if consistency is too thick.
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  1. 38 Ratings


Very easy. I bit too much garlic for my taste. Perhaps 3 is enough. Also, I used the liquid from the beans to smooth out the spread instead of more lemon juice. I also top with parsley and ...

Very good! I am picky about my hummus, and this is finally one I LOVE. I added a few dashes of hot sauce for kick, and some reserved bean juice. But it was just adding to the perfection of th...

OMG! Who would've thought a little can of garbanzo beans could transform into something so delicous! It doesn't get easier or much simpler than this! I cut the recipe in half and put everything ...

Very nice. As I didn't have tahini, I sauted 2T sesame seeds along with the garlic in about 2T olive oil before adding. I doubled the crushed red pepper, and threw in some roasted red peppers a...

mmm.. i love hummus! i added more lemon though, for smoother consistency and because i like lemony hummus

Yeck- WAY too much garlic. Even the garlic-lovers wouldn't touch it.

As written, deserves 1 star because have to add much more liquid - triple! I used 1 can & added 6 Tblsp. liquid! For 2 cans, that's equivalent to 3/4 cup liquid - some of that should be water, o...

I just made this and it was very good! For those of you who don't have tahini, I didn't have any so I left that out and it still tastes like hummus to me.

Dang good and real easy.