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Homemade Hummus Recipe (15 minutes)

Everyone should know an easy recipe for homemade hummus. This preparation is very creamy, easy to prepare, and tastes very fresh and delicious. Learn how to prepare this original hummus recipe in minutes with simple ingredients and step-by-step instructions.

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ingredients

850 g Chickpeas (or 1 can, washed and drained)

¼ Lemon (or half or more depending on your taste)
1 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

120 g Of tahini

1 Coffee spoon red pepper

1 Tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil

My choice

Chopped fresh parsley

cumin

ingredients

ingredients

850 g Chickpeas (or 1 can, washed and drained)

¼ Lemon (or half or more depending on your taste)

1 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

120 g Of tahini

1 Coffee spoon red pepper

1 Tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil

My choice

Chopped fresh parsley

cumin

directions

Preparation (with canned chickpeas)

1

Drain and rinse the chickpeas in a colander.

2

Prepare all your ingredients and add them to a powerful blender.

3

Blend the chickpeas at full power for 30 seconds.

4

Transfer the chickpeas to a bowl.

5

Make the final sauce, it's ready to eat!

Preparation (with canned chickpeas)

1

Drain and rinse the chickpeas in a colander.

2

Prepare all your ingredients and add them to a powerful blender.

3

Blend the chickpeas at full power for 30 seconds.

4

Transfer the chickpeas to a bowl.

5

Make the final sauce, it's ready to eat!

If you want to use dried chickpeas

  • Soak the whole chickpeas under water for 24 hours.
  • The next day, rinse and cook in a pot over low heat for 1 hour and 30 minutes (add water if necessary). Then go to step 1 above.

Hummus recipe in detail with pictures

Here are some details and details of this recipe, accompanied by pictures that will help you prepare hummus at home easily.

Prepare the chickpeas

Rinse and drain the chickpeas in a colander. If you like, you can peel them and get rid of the thin skin. Fortunately, this process is not necessary, but it allows you to get exceptional hummus.

You can remove the thin skin from chickpeas to get exceptional hummus. This step is not mandatory and the hummus will still be delicious.
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Tip for removing a clove of garlic

Remove a clove of garlic

Add the ingredients to your food processor

Add chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic cloves, cumin, olive oil, and salt to a high-powered blender. Blend the chickpeas on high speed for 30 seconds, stopping once or twice to scrape down the sides. If the hummus seems too thick, add a tablespoon or two of water.

Hummus preparation blender
A photo of chickpeas during the blender stage
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Dress and decorate chickpeas

Transfer the chickpeas to a large bowl. Use the back of a large spoon to create a spiral shape in the middle. Taste the chickpeas and add salt, cumin, and/or lemon juice if necessary. Add a little olive oil and a little paprika if desired. Finally, you can add all the toppings you want… and enjoy!

The ultimate hummus recipe
The final sauce for chickpeas
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Nutritional values

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Amount per service
Calories (kcal) 201
% daily value*
Fats 12g19%
Saturated fatty acids 2g10%
sodium 301mg13%
Potassium 230mg7%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Dietary fiber 5g20%
sugar 1g
Proteins 8g16%

* Reference intake for a typical adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal). Reference intakes and serving sizes may vary based on age, gender, and physical activity.

Your frequently asked questions

What is hummus?

Hummus is a delicious preparation made from a mixture of cooked chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans), tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil. Hummus, which is native to the Middle East, is a staple in this region and very popular around the world. It can be eaten as a side dish or added to all kinds of recipes.

Is chickpeas good for your health?

Hummus is made with healthy and natural ingredients. It is high in fiber and a good source of protein for vegetarians. Rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, chickpeas are good for your health when consumed in moderation. Its high fat content comes from tahini (roasted sesame) and olive oil. Typically, a serving of chickpeas is about 2 to 3 tablespoons.

What is chickpeas made of?

The main ingredient in hummus is chickpeas. A few other basic ingredients are needed to make homemade hummus. We find tahini sauce or puree (also called tahini, which is sesame puree), olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, and sometimes other herbs such as cumin.

Basic ingredients of hummus
Basic ingredients of hummus
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What are the benefits of chickpeas?

  • He has chickpeas Low glycemic index. This means that the body absorbs and digests it slowly. In addition, it contains a type of starch called Amyloidosis from Digest slowly. Both help prevent blood sugar and insulin from rising too quickly. This is good for people with diabetes.
  • Chickpeas are rich in dietary fiber, especially a soluble fiber called raffinose. The latter allows Facilitating digestion and intestinal transit.
  • Soluble fiber is not only beneficial for gut health. They can Reducing total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol (“bad” cholesterol), which helps reduce the risk of heart disease.

Are chickpeas compatible with the ketogenic diet?

no. Unfortunately, chickpeas are not compatible with this sugar-free diet. Its main ingredient is chickpeas, which are classified as legumes. Chickpeas are high in carbohydrates and are not suitable for the keto diet.

How long can you keep homemade hummus?

Don't leave homemade hummus on the counter for more than an hour. It is best to store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. In principle, it can be stored for 5-7 days in the refrigerator.

Can you freeze homemade hummus?

Yes. Freeze homemade hummus in an airtight container for up to 3 months. We take the bowl out 24 hours before and leave it to thaw in the refrigerator before serving. Decorate it with a little olive oil and it's ready.

Are chickpeas gluten-free?

All ingredients used to make this homemade hummus are gluten-free. If you buy chickpeas from the store, check the ingredients listed on the label to make sure none of the added ingredients contain gluten.

Are chickpeas compatible with a vegetarian diet?

Yes, this homemade hummus is compatible with a vegetarian diet. Most store-bought chickpeas should be as well. To be sure, read labels carefully to see if any ingredients, such as honey or powdered milk, have been added.

This homemade hummus recipe is super easy and we hope you find it as delicious as it is easy to make. Feel free to share it with your loved ones!

And bon appetit of course!

Homemade Hummus Recipe (15 minutes)

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