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Make this Creamy, Refreshing Dip & Be Ready for a Party in Less than 5 Minutes

Hummus is one of my favorite go-to quick recipes when guests are coming over...or just for myself on a Saturday afternoon. You can make it at home in less than 5 minutes for about $2!
Prep Time3 mins
Mixing Time1 min
Total Time4 mins
Servings: 2


  • 15-oz can chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans), drained
  • ½ c olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Additional Variation Ingredients

  • ½ c red bell pepper, roasted & chopped
  • 10 black olives


  • Place all ingredients in food processor and blend together until mixed well, about 10 seconds. Serve with pita chips, veggie chips, pretzels, carrots, celery, or anything else you like dipping! Enjoy!

Variation Instructions

  • Slice ½ large red bell pepper and place on parchment-lined baking sheet.  Sprinkle with olive oil and bake at 400℉ for 20 minutes or until edges start browning.  Let cool and then chop into small pieces. Add these chopped bell peppers and 10 black olives to the rest of the ingredients in the food processor, blend for about 10 seconds, and serve.  Enjoy!