Hummus Without Tahini


Ingredients to be puréed:

Ingredients For Garnish:


  1. Drain the garbanzo bean liquid into a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Place drained garbanzo beans, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and ⅛ teaspoon paprika in a food processor.
  3. Process until smooth.
  4. If needed, add the garbanzo bean liquid 1 tablespoon at a time until soft, creamy consistency is reached.
  5. Remove to a shallow platter or bowl.
  6. Drizzle with olive oil.
  7. Garnish with paprika and optional parsley.


This recipe is for those who have sensitivity or allergic reactions to tahini, which is made from sesame paste. If you are not allergic to tahini you should try my Hummus recipe.

For a more mellow garlic flavor try substituting roasted garlic for the raw garlic.

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