classic hummus

Classic Hummus

  • Author: Natasha



28 oz can chickpeas/garbanzo beans (rinsed)

¼ cup tahini

½ cup fresh lemon juice

3 garlic cloves, minced

12 tsp ground cumin

¼ tsp aleppo pepper (or cayenne)

¼ tsp sumac

½1 cup water

EVOO for drizzle/garnish


Optional add-ins:

       ½ cup roasted bell peppers

       roasted garlic cloves

       ½ cup canned pumpkin

       ½ cup kalamata olives, pitted


Add all ingredients in a food processor or high speed blender.  Start with ½ cup water and slowly increase as needed until you reach your desired consistency.

At this point you have a classic hummus you can just serve in a bowl and garnish with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and sumac.