Easy Peasy Garlic Hummus

5-Ingredient Easy Garlic Hummus

Made with just 5 ingredients, this Easy Garlic Hummus is perfect for snacking, meal prepping and it’s budget-friendly, too! Vegan | Gluten-Free

Prep: 10 minsTotal: 10 mins
Servings: 8 servings 1x


  • 1 can (15.5-ounce) garbanzo beans (also known as chickpeas), drained and rinsed
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 lemon, juice of (add more if desired)
  • 2 Tbsp. tahini
  • 2 Tbsp. avocado oil or olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • Cracked black pepper, to taste


  1. In a food processor or blender, combine all of the ingredients.
  2. Process or blend on high until smooth and creamy. Add additional water if needed – the amount will depend on the consistency of the tahini.
  3. Transfer to a serving bowl. Drizzle with a little oil, cracked black pepper and crushed red pepper flakes if you like a little kick.
  4. Serve it with veggies, add it to a salad, spread it on a sandwich or however you wish to enjoy it!


**Store hummus in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe (~3 Tbsp.)
  • Calories: 108
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Sodium: 220 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 11 g
  • (Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 0 g)
  • Protein: 3 g


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