Garlic Hummus

Garlic hummus can be expensive to buy, but it can cost just pennies to make. Try your hand at this classic chickpea bean dip today.

A bowl of garlic hummus.

Hummus is a dip that can be placed in a sandwich, eaten with chips, crackers, or just about anything that you desire. This recipe for hummus brings garlic to the center stage. Don’t miss out on this classic hummus dip that the garlic lover in you will love.

If you have never made hummus before you will be amazed at how quickly it can be made. If you have a food processor or a blender, you will see it can be put together in the time that it takes you to assemble the ingredients. How does it taste you ask? It tastes better than what you can buy at the grocery store. So why not try your hand at making homemade hummus?

Garlic hummus is a variation on the basic hummus recipe, if you wanted, you could omit the garlic, and prepare the recipe without it.

A bowl of creamy garlic hummus.

A bowl of garlic hummus.

Garlic Lover's Hummus

It's so easy to make garlic hummus at home. 
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: garlic hummus, homemade garlic hummus
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 118kcal


  • 2 cups chick peas cooked
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Mash the chickpeas, or put all the ingredients in a food processor to make a paste. Place into a bowl, and serve it decorated with finely chopped onions, chopped parsley, or even Cilantro. Drizzle olive oil on top.


Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 149mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.5mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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