This is the basic Lebanese hummus recipe, made easy and ready in less than 5 minutes! I also added some delicious topping options you can choose from, to make this hummus even better!
I am absolutely CRAZY about hummus! I could eat hummus for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even as a snack, all in one day! I will never get tired of hummus and I can’t believe I only have one type of hummus recipe on my blog so far. I tried so many hummus recipes, from red bell pepper hummus, cilantro to basil pesto hummus, but didn’t post them on the blog, yet.
I want to transform this popular recipe and experiment with new flavors, textures, and colors. Follow me on my vegan hummus journey and let’s start experimenting together!
Today, I will start with the easiest hummus recipe you can ever make! This 5-minute hummus recipe is perfect, in my opinion. This is the base. If you get this right, you can start by adding new flavors to make it even more interesting.
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Here’s how easy it is to make it and it will be ready in less than 5 minutes! [I’m practical
(lazy) so I use canned chickpeas, when in a hurry. There’s nothing wrong with canned chickpeas people! Just read the label, it should contain only boiled chickpeas, water, and salt – some may contain ascorbic acid which is vitamin C, so it’s ok.]
P.S. I LOVE Lebanese cuisine. If you love it too, check out Ottolenghi: The Cookbook. His recipes are truly inspiring!
- Put all ingredients in your food processor.
- Process on high speed for 5 minutes until hummus is extra-smooth.
- Add a little bit of ice-cold water in order to make it as smooth as you want.
- Sprinkle some sesame seeds on top and garnish as you please.
Want more hummus recipes? Try this Light & Fresh Lemony Hummus.