Hummus, chickpea dip, with rosemary, smoked paprika and olive oil in a metal bowl with pita

Sesame-Free Hummus Recipe


3.89 from 35 votes
Hummus, chickpea dip, with rosemary, smoked paprika and olive oil in a metal bowl with pita
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Sesame-Free Hummus Recipe

Most hummus contains tahini, a sesame butter. This allergy-friendly dip is a crowd-pleasing appetizer that can be whipped up in less than five minutes. Serve it with gluten-free pita bread, chips or veggies.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Condiment/Sauce, Snack
Servings: 1 Cup
Calories: 258kcal
Author: Eve Becker


  • 1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 clove garlic , crushed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Dash paprika , for garnish


  • In a food processor, combine garbanzo beans, water, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, salt and oil. Process for 2 full minutes, until mixture is smooth and creamy.


Nutrition Facts
Sesame-Free Hummus Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 258 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Sodium 1168mg49%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Vitamin C 6.8mg8%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Written by Eve Becker, originally published in Gluten Free & More.

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Hummus
  1. Nhono
    September 12, 2020

    Far too salty. Had to add double the amount or chickpeas ans lots more cumin to make it edible.

    1. Gluten Free & More
      September 14, 2020

      Did you use coarse kosher salt or table salt/iodized salt?

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