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Basic Oil-Free Hummus

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: About 3 cups 1x
  • Category: Dips, Spread
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Oil-Free, Vegan


The pantry may look a little empty, but if you have just a few basic ingredients - you can still make this Basic Oil-Free Hummus.


  • 2 cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 15oz ea
  • 6 Tbs of the bean liquid from the can Β (aquafaba)
  • 4 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • Tajin for garnish (optional)


  1. Drain the chickpeas into a bowl and save about 1/2 cup of the liquid
  2. Rinse the chickpeas thoroughly and add to blender
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides occasionaly.
  4. Garnish with a sprinkle of Tajin for a little extra flavor kick.

Keywords: oil-free hummus