Israeli Hummus

Israeli Hummus


  • 1 16 oz. can of garbanzo beans or chickpeas
  • ¼ cup liquid from can of garbanzo beans or chickpeas
  • 1 ½ to 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 3 small cloves garlic, crushed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


Before starting drain the garbanzo beans or chickpeas and save the liquid. Combine all the remaining ingredients in food processor. Add the ¼ cup or more of liquid from garbanzo beans or chickpeas to the ingredients. You will decide the consistency for your taste. Blend for 3-5 minutes on low until thoroughly mixed and smooth to your liking.

It is best to serve to your guest after making the delicious hummus to enjoy right away. The best way to enjoy your hummus is with Israeli pita bread.

As you become experienced in the making of hummus, you will enjoy garnishing it with some wonderful spices. Make sure that you put the hummus in a beautiful bowl, make a center and add wonderful oil olive.

Zatar is a wonderful spice to have along side the hummus.