Dana’s Secret Hummus Recipe

Do you have a favorite homemade hummus recipe? Hummus is a staple food I grew up eating. It’s a popular food in the levant area of the Middle East. It is made with a few simple ingredients, yet it is so tricky to get the ratios just right. So I am sharing my secret go-to classic, homemade hummus recipe. Try it and thank me later!
Hummus Recipe

Classic Homemade Hummus Recipe

Hummus Ingredients

1 can garbanzo beans
1/2 tsp salt
2 TBs freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 TBs tahini
1 TBs extra virgin olive oil
1 small garlic clove
3 TBs canned chickpea water, discard the rest

hummus recipeHomemade Hummus Directions

  1. First, add 3 tablespoons of the chickpea water from the can to the blender before draining the beans.
  2. Next, add 1 can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans).
  3. Add 1 small garlic clove, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and 2 tablespoons of tahini.
  4. Add 1/2 tablespoon of salt and 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  5. Blend all the ingredients until smooth.
  6. Garnish with fresh parsley, a sprinkle of paprika and drizzle some olive oil on top.

Dana's Homemade Hummus RecipeFeel free to check out the homemade hummus recipe steps on @danascreativekitchen in the hummus highlight. Enjoy!

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Dana was born in Amman, Jordan and moved to New York with her family in 1995. Dana met her husband in NY and they have been living in the DC area since 2012. She has 4 children: Jennah (2008), Maryam (2011), Saleh (2013), and Noura (2016). A Graphic Designer by profession, Dana is currently enjoying being at home with her children. She homeschools her two older daughters and she is very passionate about working out at home, making delicious/nutritious meals for her family, and being all around creative. Dana loves exploring the DC area with her family, she likes drawing, enjoys escape rooms, and loves unwinding with a cup of tea and a good book at the end of the day. Stay in touch with her through her Instagram @danascreativekitchen, and check out her food blog (danascreativekitchen.com) for some of her favorite recipes.


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