easy 5 minute hummus

Five Minute Hummus

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: American


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 well
  • 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 cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika


  1. Puree the chickpeas and garlic with the olive oil, lemon juice, tahini (if using), cumin, and ¾ teaspoon salt in a food processor until it is 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.