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homemade lemon garlic hummus topped with homemade olive tapenade with a side of red roasted bell peppers and goat cheese

Lemon Garlic Hummus

Melinda | Missouri Girl
This healthy and delicious Lemon Garlic Hummus is so easy to make and it is one of my go-to healthy snacks.
Prep Time 5 mins
Time to process in the food processor 3 mins
Total Time 8 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 10


  • food processor


  • 16 oz can chickpeas (drained but reserve 1/4 cup chickpea liquid)
  • 1/4 cup chickpea liquid
  • 1.5 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 4 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 dash paprika for garnish optional


  • Add all ingredients to a food processor.
  • Process until smooth and creamy, approximately 3 minutes.
Keyword easy hummus recipe, healthy snacks, hummus, lemon hummus, Mediterranean diet