Lemon Garlic Hummus


This is lighter and tastier than the original. Serve with pita wedges.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
6 servings


  • 2 cups garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained

  • 5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • ¼ cup olive oil, or more to taste

  • 1 ½ tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste)

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced, or more to taste

  • 1 pinch coarse salt


  1. Combine garbanzo beans, lemon juice, olive oil, tahini, garlic, and salt in a food processor and pulse several times to mix. Process until hummus is smooth, about 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

203 Calories
12g Fat
21g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 203
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 311mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 9mg 47%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 177mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.