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Easy Homemade Almond Hummus

Easy Homemade Almond Hummus is a tasty switch up to a traditional hummus, using almonds instead of the usual tahini. Learn how to make hummus from scratch! Serve with toasted baguette slices, pita chips or fresh veggies for a healthy, nutritious snack.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 14
Calories 100kcal
Author Teri
Cost $2

Ingredients

  • 15.5 ounces chickpeas canned
  • ½ cup raw almonds sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoons black pepper

Instructions

  • Drain chickpeas and reserve liquid. Keep a few of the chickpeas for garnish at the end.
  • Add chickpeas to a food processor with the almonds, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Turn on food processor and slowly add in olive oil. Occasionally scrape down the sides of the bowl. 
  • Add reserved chickpea liquid until you get your desired consistency. I used 5 Tbsp.
  • Taste and add any extra salt and pepper as needed.

Notes

Makes 1 3/4 cups.
A serving is 2 tablespoons.
Make sure to save the water from the can of chickpeas to thin out the hummus if it's too thick. It has WAY more flavor than water.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg