My Favorite Hummus

This homemade hummus recipe is one we have loved for years! It's smooth, flavorful and incredibly easy!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 7 minutes
Chill Time 3 hours
Author Janssen Bradshaw


  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 cups chickpeas drained, liquid reserved
  • 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup tahini sesame paste (you can usually find this by the peanut butter in the grocery store)
  • 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons water or liquid from the chickpeas
  • 8 dashes Tabasco sauce


  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until very smooth. Refrigerate for a few hours and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

(from Barefoot Contessa)