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Bowl of hummus surrounded by pita bread

5 Minute Healthy Hummus | Creamy + Protein Rich

  • Author: Rachel Steenland
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups / 8 servings 1x


A 5-minute recipe for making some healthy hummus! Enjoy the awesome taste and nutrition benefits of hummus using this simple recipe and minimal ingredients.




Garnish (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts
  • Sprinkle of ground chili or ground paprika
  • Handful of flat leaf parsley and/or mint, finely chopped


  1. Place all hummus ingredients into a high powdered blender or food processor, and  process until smooth and creamy. Taste and adjust seasoning, if needed.
  2. Transfer hummus into a bowl, then (if desired) drizzle with olive oil, then sprinkle with pine nuts, chili/paprika and fresh herbs.


Store hummus in an airtight container in the fridge, and consume within 3 days.


  • Serving suggestions: 1). Serve with veggie sticks and/or crackers, 2). Dollop on the side of roasted root vegetables or grain bowl, 3). Spread on sandwiches.
  • Nutrition facts are to be used as a guide only and are calculated without optional toppings.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 159
  • Sugar: 0.2 g
  • Sodium: 450.7 mg
  • Fat: 12.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.1 g
  • Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 4.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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