Hummus without tahini can taste just as good recipes use tahini. The creaminess and flavor of this hummus make it one of our most popular appetizer recipes. Served with fresh veggies, gluten-free crackers or pitas it is always a huge hit among guests – and it’s much cheaper than the store-bought variety.
You can whip up a batch for your next party with ingredients you probably already have on hand in just 5 minutes. Plus, you can create the recipe as written, omit the siracha or double the siracha to customize the level of spiciness.
Not only is homemade hummus less expensive when made at home, it is way easier than you may expect. Gather the ingredients below and a blender or food processor then you are ready to go!
- 1 can chickpeas, drained but reserving 1/3 cup liquid
- 1 tbsp. lemon juice
- 1/2 – 1 tsp. Sriracha sauce
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp. onion powder
- 1/4 tsp. paprika
- drizzle olive oil
How To Make
Follow the simple step by step instructions below to make hummus at home.
Blend the ingredients.
Place all ingredients, except the olive oil, into a blender. Blend until smooth.
Place in a serving dish and drizzle with the olive oil. Drizzle with additional siracha sauce for a spicy version.
Pro Tip: Don’t have sriracha? You can substitute with hot chili paste or skip it altogether.
The Best Vegetables To Go With Dips
Serve your homemade hummus with
- cucumber slices
- bell peppers
- other favorite veggies
Pro Tip: Dipping vegetables into a dip is an easy way to encourage your family and friends to eat more veggies.
Frequently Asked Question
Tahini, a sesame pasta, is traditionally found in hummus recipes for flavor. To simplify our version, we omitted tahini as an ingredient without compromising flavor. If desired,1 tablespoon of tahini can be blended into this recipe.
Homemade hummus can be stored in the fridge for 3-5 days.
We recommend serving hummus with a variety of veggies, crackers, pita bread, and/or toasted crunchy bread. Hummus can also be used as a spread on sandwiches or wraps in place of mayo or mustard.
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CKC Features both Gluten-Free Guidance and Kids Cooking Instructions: If you’re new to eating gluten-free we understand it’s overwhelming trying to figure out which foods may contain gluten and which ones don’t. All of our gluten-free recipes marked with this symbol ✅ represent foods that need to be checked for gluten or cross-contamination.
The ⭐️ symbol in the recipe below denotes the steps in which kid cooks may need a helper (depending on age). If there is no ⭐️ symbol, that step (or recipe) doesn’t require a helper.
Hummus without Tahini
- 15 ounce can chickpeas drained, reserving 1/3 cup liquid
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/2 – 1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce ✅
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder ✅
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder ✅
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika ✅
- drizzle olive oil
- ⭐️Blend the ingredients. Place all ingredients, except olive oil, into blender. Blend until smooth.15 ounce can chickpeas, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1/2 – 1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon onion powder, 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- Garnish. Place in serving dish and drizzle with olive oil and additional sriracha sauce.drizzle olive oil