How to make a perfect hummus in 5 minutes

created by Eloisa Faltoni
How to make a perfect hummus in 5 minutes

Hummus is an Arab recipe based on chickpeas, tahini (sesame paste) and cumin. Like Baba ganoush, it is a tasty sauce that can be eaten alone or can be used to season meat, vegetables or bread. Today, I show you how to prepare a classic hummus in just 5 minutes: the easiest and most enjoyable way to make an appetizer to share with your friends.


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Phase 3 Serves: 4 - 6 Prep Time: Cooking Time:


  • 1 and 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 onion
  • Cumin
  • 4 tablespoons of tahini
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Sweet paprika
  • Salt


  1. Drain and rinse the cooked chickpeas
  2. Chop garlic and onion
  3. Put chickpeas, tahini, garlic, and onion in a single bowl and season with lemon juice, cumin, salt and oil
  4. Add a little water and beat everything. Depending on how creamy you want it, you can add more water
  5. Before serving season with a little paprika

This recipe is compatible with the Fast Metabolism Diet – FMD Phase 3; The hummus serving for <20 pounds is 1/3 cup; the hummus serving for >20 pounds is 1/2 cup. For a full snack add phase veggies.

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