Hummus without tahini

Enjoy our easy, budget-friendly hummus recipe with your favourite sides, such as pittas, crackers and crudités. Add more liquid from the can of chickpeas for a smoother hummus, if you like.

  • Prep:5 mins
    No cook
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 126
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 9g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0g


  • 400g can chickpeas, drained (liquid reserved)
  • ½ small garlic clove, crushed, or ½ tsp garlic purée
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, plus a drizzle
  • pittas or vegetable crudités, to serve


  1. Tip the chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil into a small blender or food processor. Season and add 1 tbsp of the reserved liquid from the can of chickpeas.

  2. Blitz together until smooth, adding more of the reserved chickpea liquid to make a smoother hummus, if you like. Tip the hummus into a bowl, drizzle with more olive oil and chill until ready to serve. Serve with pittas or vegetable crudités.

Suggested recipes from this collection...