Hummus Vegetable Dip

Prep Time: 1 hr 10 min

Cook Time: N/A

Total Time: 1 hr 10 min

Servings: 1 1/4 Cups


  • 1 can (16 oz) chickpeas, rinsed and well drained
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice (approx.)
  • 1/4 cup tahini paste
  • 2 tbsp Filippo Berio Olive Oil (approx.)
  • 1 or 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Dash hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • Assorted cut-up fresh vegetables
  • Pita bread wedges
  • Oil-cured black olives (optional)


    • In blender or food processor, place chickpeas, lemon juice, 1/4 cup water, tahini, olive oil, garlic and cumin; process until mixture is thick and creamy.
    • Season to taste with salt, pepper, and hot pepper sauce (if using). Adjust consistency with additional lemon juice or water if desired.
    • Transfer to serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Serve with vegetables and pita bread; garnish with olives (if using), and drizzle with additional olive oil if desired.