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Hummus without Tahini

Make creamy hummus without tahini using dried chickpeas.
Prep Time 1 hr 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • Large bowl
  • Large pot
  • Food processor


  • 1 pound dried chickpeas
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3/4 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 garlic clove minced


  • Soak the chickpeas, covered by 2 inches of water, for at least 8 hours. Or perform a quick soak by boiling the chickpeas for 5 minutes then turning off the heat and soaking for 1 hour. Drain and rinse the chickpeas.
  • Return the chickpeas to a pot, cover with water, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 1 hour, until the beans are very soft.
  • Drain the chickpeas and place in a food processor with the remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth and adjust the seasoning to taste.
Keyword hummus