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Hummus (no tahini)

Hummus (with tahini) recipe Food Hero Recipe Kit

Hummus with Tahini


Cooking for a Crowd

Cooking for a Crowd

Use these recipe sheets to prepare for larger groups:

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Prep time: 5 minutes
Makes: 2 cups
Nutrition Facts: View label


1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
2 Tablespoons lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
½ cup nonfat plain yogurt
1 clove garlic, or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon cumin


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend to desired consistency (more time for smooth dip, less for a chunky dip).
  3. If hummus seems too thick, add 2 teaspoons water.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  1. Spread garbanzo beans on a large plate. Mash well with a fork until they are as smooth as you like.
  2. Mix with other ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. If hummus seems too thick, add 2 teaspoons of water.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Change the flavor by adding chili powder, chopped cilantro or parsley, or hot sauce.
  • Serve with fresh vegetables or Food Hero Baked Tortilla Chips.
  • Freeze extra lemon juice to use later.
  • Cook your own dry beans. One can (15 ounces) is about 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups drained beans.


I have made this recipe many times. Both with real garlic and powdered garlic. One time I had a really large garlic clove and it was a tad too 'garlicy' so I now make sure to pick a small/regular size clove. Kids love to dip with carrots or whole-grain crackers!