Basic Hummus

Basic Hummus
  • Prep Time
  • 24Servings


  • 2 15 ounce cans chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, toasted and chopped
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • Pita triangles, carrot sticks, celery sticks, endive spears, cucumber spears and sliced bell peppers, for dipping


In a food processor, blend the chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic and 1/2 cup water until smooth; season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a bowl and top with the pistachios and a drizzle of olive oil. Serve with the pita triangles and vegetables.