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Making hummus at home is easy and affordable! There is lots of room to experiment and play with this recipe - add different spices, infused olive oils, roasted veggies, etc. Hummus can be served with bread, tortilla, crackers, veggie sticks, or on our Hummus Veggie Sandwich

Serves 8


  •  3 or 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 (15-oz.) cans low-sodium garbanzo beans (also called chickpeas)
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • Sriracha, or other hot pepper sauce, to taste (optional)


  • Blender or Food processor
  • Strainer (for beans)
  • Knife + Cutting board
  • Can opener
  • Measuring spoons/cup
  • Butter knife for hummus

Recipe Preparation

  1. Drain garbanzo beans and reserve the liquid.
  2. Combine all ingredients except reserved bean liquid in a blender. Blend

    together, adding reserved bean liquid as needed, to form a smooth puree

  3. Taste and add more hot sauce, salt, or freshly ground black pepper, if needed
  4. Serve with vegetables or bread, or as a sauce for pasta or salad. Click here for FEAST's Hummus Veggie Sandwich recipe.

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