Homemade Hummus No Tahini

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Easy Hummus without Tahini

This easy-to-make Hummus Recipe saves you the pain of locating tahini. It has the popular, subtle garlic flavor and goes best with Pita bread as an appetizer.
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Prep 7 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Servings 4
Calories 65kcal



  • 1 15 oz canned garbanzo beans drained and rinsed
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp minced garlic (or ½ this amount if using garlic powder)
  • ¾ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp salt


  • Add all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth. Scrape down the sides, as needed.
  • When serving, garnish it with paprika, roasted red peppers or whatever your desire. It goes well with pita bread slices or crackers of your choice.


Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 293mg | Potassium: 12mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg



Resources of Homemade Hummus No Tahini

Often, tahini is an ingredient in most recipes for Hummus; however, that is not a common item and it expires rapidly upon opening so, you have to make the hummus several times within a few weeks, and then buy more tahini if you want it again.

So, this homemade hummus no tahini recipe retains that unique hummus flavor without using it. This particular recipe has the subtle garlic flavor and serves very well with flatbread as a perfect appetizer or meal side dish.

Cannellini Bean Hummus No Tahini

Yes, instead of Garbanzo Beans, you can substitute Cannellini Beans. Garbanzo is the primary preferred but Cannellini is a good primary alternate option. Also, you can use dried chickpeas. Just follow the directions to first cook the dried beans. Then, you have a hummus recipe without tahini dried chickpeas.

Other Appetizers besides homemade Hummus No Tahini

Other good appetizers are Liver Pate and Crab Dip. Visit <All Recipes> and click on <Appetizer-Snack> for more ideas like this one.

To read about chickpeas (aka Garbanzo beans), click here.

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Hummus without Tahini Recipe Serving with Pita Bread
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