Hummus (Chick-Pea Dip)

Great recipe for: Hummus (Chick-Pea Dip) - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks

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Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Hummus (Chick-Pea Dip)

Hummus (Chick-Pea Dip)


  • 1/4 cup tahini (sesame paste); or peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin or more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic; minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 can (19 oz) chick-peas; drained
  • chopped fresh parsley; optional


  1. Serve this Middle Eastern classic with pita bread or vegetables as an appetizer or for lunch, snacks or a picnic. For a casual dinner, add vegetable soup to the menu.
  2. In small bowl, combine tahini, cumin, salt and garlic; while stirring, slowly pour in lemon juice, then hot water. Puree chick-peas in a blender or a food processor, or pass through a food mill; add tahini mixture to puree and process or mix well. Taste and add more cumin and salt if desired. Spread hummus on dinner plate and sprinkle with chopped parsley.
  3. Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cup