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Lucia’s Simple Hummus

Indulge in the creamy, earthy goodness of Lucia’s Simple Hummus. This recipe is a delightful blend of hearty garbanzos (chickpeas), tangy lemon juice, smooth tahini, and aromatic fresh garlic. A hint of salt perfectly balances these flavors.

The magic comes when these ingredients are blended together, creating a lusciously smooth and richly flavored dip. Whether you’re dipping warm pita bread, fresh veggies, or using it as a spread on sandwiches, this hummus is sure to be a hit!

Lucia’s Simple Hummus is not just delicious, it’s also packed with protein and fiber, making it a nutritious choice for any meal or snack. Enjoy the simple yet satisfying flavors of this classic Middle Eastern delight!

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Lucia’s Simple Humuus

Course Appetizer, Beans, Snack, Topping
Cuisine Hummus, Middle Eastern, No Oil, plantbased, Vegan, vegetarian
Keyword garbanzo superfood, healthy green smoothie, hummus, protein packed snack, protein vegan, superfood kale, vegan hummus, vegan protein
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 73kcal
Author Lucia Tiffany MPH


  • 15 oz garbanzos 1 can, drained, but set liquid aside for use below (organic preferred)


  • 2 cups cooked garbanzos plus liquid
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • cup tahini sesame seed butter – often in middle eastern section of grocery
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ cup liquid from canned garbanzos.


  • Place all ingredients in blender.
  • Blend at high speed until smooth.
  • Serve chilled.
  • Keeps in refrigerator for up to a week. Can be frozen.


Use as vegetable dip for carrots/celery or other veggies.
Can be used as spread on crackers in place of cheese.
-Add 1⁄2 cup of roasted red bell pepper.
-Thin with a little more garbanzo bean juice and use as a dressing on salad.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 260mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0.1g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg
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