Five Minute Hummus

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Yield: 4-6 1x


Whip up your own delicious hummus in your food processor in less than 5 minutes! This five minute hummus recipe is the only one you’ll ever need.


  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil, plus more for serving
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tahini (optional but great!)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika


  1. In a food processor, puree the chickpeas and garlic with the olive oil, lemon juice, tahini (if using), cumin, and ¾ teaspoon salt until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add 2-3 tablespoons water as necessary if you like your hummus creamier.
  3. Transfer to a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with the paprika before serving.