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Hummus is such an important food staple in today's society. It goes great with crackers or veggies, can be used as a dip or a spread, and is a great way to get added protein into your diet.

Many may not know that it is also SO EASY to make! Check out our recipe below!

ILIOS Homemade Hummus is so good and so easy to make!


1 jar of ILIOS chickpeas

1 large lemon

1 garlic clove

1/2 cup of tahini (well-mixed)

3/4 tsp. of kosher salt

Freshly ground pepper (to taste)

1/4 tsp. of ground cumin

3 tbsp. of ILIOS extra virgin olive oil

2 tbsp. of water

1/2 cup of mint leaves (chop them up or keep them whole)


  1. Drain your chickpeas in a strainer and rinse thoroughly. Rinse and drain a second time while you prep the other ingredients.

  2. Cut your lemon in half, remove the seeds, and squeeze the juice into a small bowl. (makes about 3-4 tbsp.)

  3. Smash your garlic clove with the flat side of your knife and remove the peel. Continue to mash with the side of the knife until it forms a paste.

  4. Combine drained chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic, tahini, salt, pepper, cumin and water in a food processor.

  5. Process until smooth (about 1 minute)

  6. With the processor still running, add olive oil and then continue to process until the hummus is light and creamy (about 1 minute).

  7. Garnish with mint leaves and season with additional salt if needed.


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