• Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 3 cups  tender-cooked chickpeas, drained, preferably skinned
  • 1/4 tablespoons tahini
  • 1/4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for garnish
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 3 tablespoons   water
  • 2 to 3 lemons, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Sumac (optional for garnish)


  1. Place the chickpeas, garlic, salt, and pepper in a food processor and process for one minute.
  2. Stop, scrape down the bowl add lemon juice, tahini, and water, process for another minute.
  3. Stop, scrape down the bowl, now start adding olive oil gradually. Drizzling it in the bowl with the processor still running.
  4. Transfer to the serving dish. With the back of the spoon level the hummus by moving the spoon in a circular motion. Drizzle olive oil and sprinkle sumac if desired.