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Classic Hummus

You'll never buy it from the store again
Courtesy of McCormick

This Middle-Eastern appetizer is a beloved treat all over the world. Making it yourself is a breeze and even more delicious than store-bought. Serve it with pita bread and dip away.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick.

Ready in
10 m
10 m
(prepare time)
1 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 15 Ounces canned chickpeas
  • 2 Tablespoons tahini
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 Teaspoons McCormick® Ground Cumin
  • 1/8 Teaspoon McCormick® Ground Cayenne Red Pepper
  • Pita bread (optional)


Drain chickpeas, reserving 1/4 cup of the liquid.

Place chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt and red pepper in food processor; cover.

Process until smooth, scraping down sides as necessary.

Add reserved liquid; process until smooth.

Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 days.

To serve, drizzle hummus with olive oil and garnish with chopped green onions, chopped olives or chopped tomato, if desired.

Serve with warm pita wedges or pita chips.