Garlic hummus


If you’re prepping for a Super bowl party at your house, you got to try to have a little healthy balance in all your high calorie snack intake like those hot wings, BLT and Buffalo chicken dips. To make a easy and simple substitute for some of your dips , try making this amazingly tasty Garlic hummus that I seriously didn’t think would win a prize at my work’s super bowl party. Give it a try and enjoy a healthy treat.

Serves: 8-10 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • 2 cans of garbanzo beans (15.5 oz.)
  • 1/2 to 1/3 cup of tahini paste (squeezable Mighty sesame Co. tahini )
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3-4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 fresh garlic cloves pan seared in 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of roasted cumin powder (Or regular cumin powder)
  • 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice ( preservative)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika sprinkled on top
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried parsley 🌿 for garnish ( optional )


  • In a blender add the garbanzo beans (chick peas) draining the water from the can.
  • Add pan seared fresh garlic into the blender after cooling.
  • Add in cumin powder, extra virgin olive oil, salt and half of the tahini paste.
  • pulse blend it for few minutes and keep on adding tahini little by little for smoother texture.
  • Pulse it for about 4-5 mins and when it’s smooth remove it in a medium bowl.
  • Add a splash of lemon juice and stir it well.
  •  Garnish with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, paprika powder and a sprinkle of dried parsley.
  • Serve with a side of Garlic naan bread, pita bread, pita chips or even  carrots and celery .


TIP : To have a thinner consistency to your hummus add the full 1/3 cup of tahini (which is what I do) but if you like thicker consistency then add the full 1/2 cup of tahini paste.

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