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Homemade hummus without tahini recipe

Homemade Hummus Without Tahini Recipe

Melissa E. Nieves, LND, RD, MPH
This creamy homemade hummus without tahini recipe is rich in fiber, protein, folate, and iron. It's also very versatile and easy to prepare.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Servings 12 servings of around 3 tbs
Calories 68 kcal


  • 1 can (14 oz) chickpeas, drained
  • ¼ cup white or red onion, chopped
  • 1 fresh garlic clove
  • ½ cup fresh parsley
  • 1 canned roasted red pepper, drained
  • ¼ cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • ground paprika optional
  • additional olive oil optional


  • Place the chickpeas in a food processor or high-speed blender
  • Add the onion, parsley, garlic, red pepper, oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper
  • Process all the ingredients until smooth
  • You can season with a splash of olive oil and ground paprika, if you wish
  • Serve as an appetizer with chopped vegetables, pita chips or tortillas. You can also use it in sandwiches, pitas or wraps
Keyword Chickpeas, Healthy Recipe, Hummus, Vegan Recipe, Vegetarian Recipe