The hummus canned chickpeas recipe below offers you an easy-to-create, great, and healthy snack. It requires ingredients that are most probably already available in your kitchen pantry. It is also one of those recipes that are suitable for various occasions, whether it is to enjoy by yourself, to serve during family dinner, or while entertaining your guests.

Hummus is an ingredient originated from Egyptian and Levantine. However, the pureed mixture of sesame and chickpeas are commonly found across North Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East for a long, long time. 

Hummus Canned Chickpeas with Tahini Homemade Recipe from Scratch 1

Hummus Canned Chickpeas

The recipe of smooth hummus canned chickpeas below, as the name implies, uses canned chickpeas which hardly can compete with the flavorful freshly dried chickpeas. That being said, there is one simple trick to make them taste much better. Simply rinse the canned chickpeas carefully to eliminate the liquid, then let them shimmer for about one hour in freshwater.

Now, the best part about this hummus canned chickpeas recipe is that the process only requires you to throw and blend every ingredient in a blender. Read below to know how.

Course Breakfast



  • 1 can chickpeas,   rinsed and drained
  • 1 pcs lemon, squeezed to juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ half tahini
  • ¾ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 3 tbsp olive oil, and some more for drizzling
  • 3 tbsp water
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Pinch of salt



  • Put all of the ingredients listed above (except the olive oil and salt) into a food processor or a blender, and blend until they create a smooth mixture.
  • Pour olive oil slowly while the mixture is still being blended, until it turns light in consistency and creamy in texture.
  • Season with salt as necessary.
  • Put the hummus mixture into a serving bowl then drizzle the top with the extra olive oil.
  • Use your desired toppings for garnish.
  • Serve the hummus as dipping for fresh vegetables or pita, or use it in salads, wraps, sandwiches, and many more.

Isn’t it super easy? After you have completed the recipe, you can use the hummus as a dipping property or as addition to anything you’d like it to. It is great to use on crudités or pita bread, as well as to spread on baked pizza, grilled flatbread, or a simple toast.

This dish can be great to recreate if you’re searching for a way to use the stock of canned peas in your kitchen pantry. The hummus canned chickpeas provides you with healthy plant-based protein with a chewy texture that even kids will like.


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