Compilation of Many Hummous Recipes

Name Chickpeas Liquid Sesame Salt Spices Garlic
Hummus bi tahine 3/4 c. dried 1/2 c. chickpea cooking water
juice of 2 lemons
1/3 c. (3 tbsp.) tahini 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp. black pepper
3-4 cloves
Soak chickpeas in 4 c. water, cook in 4-6 c. water; boil 30 min., simmer 1.5-2 hrs.
Blend everything and chill.
Use as vegetable dip, over falafels, or as sandwich spread.
Freezes well.
Hummous spread 2 cups cooked beans 2 tbsp. vegetable oil (could use sesame oil) 1 tbsp. sesame seeds 1 tsp.
Stir in oil until consistency is spreadable.
Most-excellent hummus 1 16-oz. can 1/4 c. water
juice of 1/2 lemon
1 tbsp. toasted seeds or tahini To taste 1 tsp. ground cumin 2-4 cloves
Include any leftover pulp from the lemon.
Try mashing instead of blending.
Mega hummus 1/2 pound dried beans 8 tbsp. olive oil
Lemon juice to taste
Water as needed
4 tbsp. tahini To taste 4 cloves
Soak chickpeas overnight, pressure cook 15-20 mins.
Midnight hummus 1 16-oz. can 1/2 c. lemon juice 1/3 c. tahini To taste 2 cloves
Minimalist hummus 1 can 1 tbsp. olive oil
1.5 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. tahini 1 tsp. 2-3 cloves
Bonvicini hummous 1 pound dried beans juice of 3 lemons
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp pepper
2-3 dried chilies
2 tbsp minced parsley
1 head
Soak beans overnight, pressure cook for 30 mins.
To use as a dip, add water to thin it.
With any of these recipes... Chop and add any of these before chickpeas:
  • celery
  • carrots
  • parsley
  • cilantro leaves
  • scallions
  • olives
  • peeled raw turnips or radishes

Add any of these spices: cumin; hot pepper; coriander; black pepper; garam masala.

Substitute any of these liquids: soy sauce; orange or lime juice or balsamic vinegar instead of lemon juice.

Low fat: use only a little tahini; eliminate oil.

Hummus sandwich suggestions... I prefer 5-cereals whole bread with it, and light rye bread as a second choice. Arab bread is nice, as is pita, but normal white is, as usual, never recommended.
  • hummus and alfalfa sprouts.
  • hummus and rocket
  • hummus and watercress
  • hummus and sundried tomatoes
  • hummus and slices of baked eggplant slices(this one a knockout)
  • hummus and baked bell peppers
  • hummus and pickled onions, pickled olives (this one also super, if you can access truly good olives), pickled pickles. Capers are a little too sour.