Simple Hummus



Serving size

1/4 cup
<30 minutes

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Simple Hummus


1 clove Garlic, raw
1 15 ounce can Canned no salt added chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
1/2 lemon yields Lemon juice
1/3 cup Water
1/4 cup Olive oil
1/2 tsp. Salt
1 to taste Black pepper
1 tsp. Tabasco sauce (or other hot sauce of your choice)(optional)


Before blending, drain chickpeas and microwave until hot (about 1-2 minutes on high). This will result in a smoother hummus.

Add all ingredients to a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.

If hummus is too thick, add warm water a tablespoon at a time until the hummus is smooth and creamy.

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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GERD / Acid Reflux

This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.


This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is safe for those taking Coumadin (warfarin).

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

Try other flavors blended into the hummus like roasted red pepper, roasted garlic, banana peppers or chipotle peppers! You can also try other beans, like black beans or navy beans.