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  1. Tahini is sesame seeds and oil, making this not a “technically oil free” recipe. A responsible recipe developer should be aware of the ingredients that go in their recipes before posting to avoid making misinformed statements.

    1. Hi Valen, there is no oil added to tahini. The natural oils in the sesame seeds, when ground, produces the oil. Many foods make natural oils, so it would be hard to say that for many recipes. However, I’ve avoided adding oil as an individual ingredient for this one in particular, as many hummus recipes have added olive oil. It’s an optional addition. I hope that helps to clarify the statement.

  2. It takes a while to prepare but this was my first time. I’m assuming it gets easier the more batches you make. It’s a good recipe and I will keep it as my regular. But I think I might reduce the salt just a smidge.

  3. I began soaking of garbanzo’s yesterday, an made today.granted it’s takes longer, but well worth it, an love hummus. An wow what a difference, between canned, an dried garbanzo beans! It’s almost gone already! Definitely, will do this from now on. I made, I thought enough to freeze, but guess not, I did triple the amount of beans an other ingredients, because, had 24 oz. bag of main ingredient..
    Thank you for a wonderful recipe made from scratch!

    1. So glad you loved it, Yvette! Making hummus from dried beans does make it super luxurious and extra delicious! 🙂

  4. I searched for a recipe I thought sounded good and found this one.
    I am very happy with the taste of this but I can’t show a picture because we ate all of it.
    I still need to work on removing the shell from the chickpea in some easier way.
    Thank you for the recipe.

  5. How much is a ‘cup’ in grams please? As cups come in all different sizes I find these measurements don’t work for me. Thanks

  6. Wonderful, oil-free recipe! We have followed a version of this recipe for years now. We keep hummus around 24/7 and have several varieties including Jalapeño, Lemon and Cilantro, Sun-Dried Tomato, Chipotle, Kalamata Olive, Roasted Garlic, Artichoke, Eggplant (that one’s a little tricky), and Crushed Red Pepper. Great way to get your legumes in.