Classic Hummus

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It’s Mediterranean week in the Bevil house......when I meal plan for the week I stick with a region, similar flavors so less waste..... and this is a must have all the time! 


  • 15.5 oz can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 4-5 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus more to drizzle on top
  • Paprika and sumac to dust top (if no sumac, lemon zest)


  • In food processor, combine all ingredients except oil and spices for top. 
  • If too dry, add up to 2-3 tbsp water.
  • With motor running, drizzle in oil until smooth. 
  • Taste and adjust seasonings if needed.
  • Once in serving bowl, drizzle with olive oil and dust with seasoning.