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Classic Hummus

Prep time: 5 minutes

Skill level: beginner

 Classic Hummus in bowl on platter with cut veggies recipe made with ReaLemon

No need for store-bought hummus with this easy, zesty recipe.


1 can (540 mL)
chickpeas, drained and rinsed
¼ cup (50 mL)
ReaLemon® Lemon Juice
½ cup (125 mL)
¼ cup (50 mL)
each, water and olive oil
cloves garlic
½ tsp (2 mL)
1½ tsp (7 mL)
ground cumin


Combine all ingredients in food processor and process until smooth. If mixture is too thick, add a little water or lemon juice. Adjust seasonings if necessary. Garnish as desired.

Makes about 2 cups (500 mL).