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Healthy Hummus (with Tahini)

Published on Mar. 22, 2022

Hummus Recipe from Munson Healthcare

Looking for a simple dip you can whip up in a jiffy? This creamy hummus, served in our own cafeterias, is sure to boost the flavor of any vegetable of your choosing. This Middle-Eastern-inspired spread also makes the perfect addition to wraps and sandwiches. Or just go ahead and enjoy this nourishing plant-based dip by the spoonful!


  • 1 can (15oz) Chickpeas, drained (reserve some of the liquid)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ½ lemon (juiced)
  • 1-2 cloves minced garlic
  • ¼ t. cumin
  • 1/8 t cayenne (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend/process until smooth and creamy. If needed, add some of the reserved liquid from the chickpeas until desired consistency achieved. Add salt per taste. Store covered in the refrigerator for 5 – 7 days.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 8

Each serving contains about:

  • 160 calories
  • 11 g fat
  • 12 g carbohydrates
  • 4.5 g protein
  • 3.5 g fiber

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