Hummus - For Stick Blenders

Cuisinart original

This is your basic hummus. To change it up a bit, add a cooked red pepper, or roasted beets or fresh herbs.


Makes about 2 cups


1        large garlic clove
1        can (15.5oz.) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
6         tablespoons tahini
3         tablespoons fresh lemon juice
½ - ¾ teaspoon sea or kosher salt, to taste
¼        teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
¼        cup extra virgin olive oil, more if desired
⅓        cup water (plus more if needed)

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons):
Calories 68 (41% from fat) • carb. 8g • pro. 2g • fat 3g • sat. fat 0g
• chol. 0mg • sod. 153mg • calc. 33mg • fiber 2g


1.   Insert the chopping blade into the work bowl. Add garlic to bowl and process for 10 to 15 seconds; scrape bowl. Add chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, salt and pepper; pulse 10 to 12 times. Add the oil and process until almost completely combined. Add the water and process until very smooth. If a thinner consistency is desired, add more water. Adjust seasoning to taste.