Classic Hummus

Classic Hummus
3.8 from 5 ratings
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.
Prep Time
10
minutes
Cook Time
1
minute
Servings
4
servings
hummus
Total time: 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 15 ounce canned chickpeas
  • 2 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon mccormick┬« garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon mccormick┬« ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon mccormick┬« ground cayenne red pepper
  • pita bread (optional)
Directions
  1. Drain chickpeas, reserving 1/4 cup of the liquid.
  2. Place chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt and red pepper in food processor; cover.
  3. Process until smooth, scraping down sides as necessary.
  4. Add reserved liquid; process until smooth.
  5. Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 days.
  6. To serve, drizzle hummus with olive oil and garnish with chopped green onions, chopped olives or chopped tomato, if desired.
  7. Serve with warm pita wedges or pita chips.