Tahiniless Hummus


Tahini is $15 a jar here but we love hummus so I often make it without the tahini.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
8 servings


  • 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained and liquid reserved

  • 6 tablespoons olive oil

  • 5 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

  • teaspoon ground cumin

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Combine garbanzo beans, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, coriander, cumin, and cayenne in a food processor. Add 4 tablespoons reserved bean liquid and process until hummus is smooth.

Cook's Note:

You can use 2 tablespoons more bean liquid in place of 2 tablespoons olive oil if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

177 Calories
11g Fat
17g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 177
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 501mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 5mg 23%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 130mg 3%

* 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.

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