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Easy Creamy Hummus with Tahini

A super smooth take on a popular dish that is super easy to make! Hummus is ready in 5 minutes blended with chickpeas, tahini, yogurt, lemon and ice for that churned effect!
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
10 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Course dip, Side Dish
Cuisine Middleeastern
Servings 8 servings
Calories 68 kcal


Blender or Food Processor


Creamy Hummus With Tahini

  • 1 can (15.5 oz) chickpeas drained
  • cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 medium garlic clove
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 cubes ice
  • 1 teaspoon salt


Hummus (Dairy Free - Without Yogurt)

  • 3 cups drained chickpeas
  • 1 cup Tahini paste 
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • teaspoons salt
  • ¼ cup olive oil


Creamy Hummus With Tahini

  • In a food processor, first add the drained chickpeas, garlic, fresh lemon juice, and salt, and blend on high speed until smooth.
  • Next, add yogurt and the tahini. 
  • Spread the hummus on the desired serving dish and garnish with parsley, cayenne pepper, and extra olive oil. Serve with warm pita bread, crackers, or vegetables.

Hummus (Dairy Free - Without Yogurt)

  • Blend all the ingredients in a food processor for 3-5 minutes stopping machine to scrape down the edges a few times. 



Note 1: Chill before serving for added thickness in texture.
Note 2: For an even smoother hummus, peel the chickpea skins off but not necessary.
Note 3: Throw in an avocado while blending or a dash of red pepper for added flavor and color.


Calories: 68kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0.2mgSodium: 296mgPotassium: 63mgFiber: 1gSugar: 0.3gVitamin A: 91IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
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