hey emily ann hummus

The Creamiest Hummus Ever

  • Author: Hey Emily Ann
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1.5 c hummus 1x


You will never again buy hummus at the store after making this at home



  • 1 can garbanzo beans
  • 3/4 tbsp baking soda
  • 1/3 c tahini
  • 4 roasted garlic cloves
  • 1/2 c ice cold water
  • 1/3 c lemon juice (juice from 1.5 lemons)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cumin


To prepare the garbanzo beans: bring 2 c of water to a boil in a small pot. Add in the drained garbanzo beans and baking soda. Let boil for 10 minutes. Strain off the water and rinse thoroughly. Remove shells from garbanzo beans.

To prepare the hummus: add the cooked and shelled garbanzo beans to a good processor and blend until smooth. Add in the tahini, lemon juice, cold water, garlic cloves, paprika and cumin. Blend until smooth.


To roast the garlic: drizzle the garlic cloves with olive oil and wrap up with tin foil. Place in the oven at 350 for ten minutes.

When serving, top the hummus with olive oil, paprika and parsley for garnish.

  • Cuisine: mediterranean

Keywords: hummus, tahini, garlic, mediterranean, creamy hummus