close-up of vegetables and hummus

Hummus is great to serve with raw vegetables for a snack or with any meal!


Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 0 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Prep notes:

  • Use canned beans to save time.
  • Try the same recipe with different kinds of beans such as navy beans or black turtle beans.



2 cups chickpeas precooked in pressure cooker

1/3 cup chickpea water left over from pressure cooker

3 tablespoons tahini

3 cloves garlic

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/8 teaspoon cumin



  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. It is easier to do it in several, smaller batches.
  2. Once blended, stir in a mixing bowl and taste.
  3. Add more seasonings if desired.
  4. Spread on a serving platter and sprinkle paprika or chili powder and a little olive oil over whole plate.

From the Institute for Integrative Nutrition