This Homemade Hummus recipe is easy to make, shareable, and completely delicious. With no chemically added ingredients, all you need are some cucumber slices to dip for a completely healthy, and teeth-friendly, snack.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8 or more


  • 2 cups canned chickpeas (reserve liquid)
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • one tablespoon paprika
  • one teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Chopped fresh parsley leaves


  1. Drain and dry chickpeas from can.
  2. Add all ingredients, with the exception of parsley, to a food processor and pulse until the puree is smooth. If you need more liquid add more chickpea reserve liquid and lemon juice as needed.
  3. Add all seasons to taste, this is a spicier recipe, so taste as you puree.
  4. Serve with a drizzle of olive oil, sprinkle of paprika and parsley.