Homemade Hummus Without Tahini

Hummus without tahini garnished with olives, tomatoes, herbs and sun flower seeds served with crackers.

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Homemade creamy hummus made without tahini. Ready in 5 minutes.




  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Optional garnish:

  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seed oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 4-5 green olives
  • 1 tablespoon chickpeas
  • 1 teaspoon sunflower seeds
  • fresh mint sprigs


  1. Put all ingredients for hummus in a food processor. Process until smooth. Add in extra water if it’s too thick. Taste and add extra lemon juice or salt if needed.
  2. Transfer into a bowl, make a swirl and drizzle pumpkin seed oil over it. Garnish with tomatoes, green olives, chickpeas, sunflower seeds and mint springs.
  3. Serve with crackers, vegetables, chips or pita.


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