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Tahini-Free Hummus with Lemon & Garlic

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x


No tahini, no problem! This hummus utilizes sesame oil and a blend of spices to create a creamy, flavorful dip that will have you doubting whether to ever buy tahini again.


  • juice of 1 large lemon
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups chickpeas


  1. Add lemon juice, olive, oil, sesame oil, water, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper into the food processor. Blend for 10-15 seconds until whipped together.
  2. Add chickpeas and blend again until smooth, 1-2 minutes.
  3. Serve immediately with vegetables and crackers or store in an airtight container for up to one week.