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Roasted Garlic Hummus Recipe

If you are looking for a simple appetizer that is packed with flavor, this roasted garlic hummus is for you. So easy and delicious!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword roasted garlic hummus
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 47 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 91 kcal
Author Marjorie @APinchOfHealthy


  • 1 can garbanzo beans (14.5 ounces, rinsed and drained)
  • 2 heads roasted garlic
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons tahini
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice (Juice of 1/2 lemon)
  • 1/4 cup water (more or less, to desired consistency)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or more, to taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon oregano
  • optional garnishes: sliced olives, pine nuts, roasted red peppers, fresh parsley


  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor.
  2. Puree/ process to combine. I usually process for 1.5 to 2 minutes. (Tip:If you want extra creamy hummus, you can go longer from 3 to 4 minutes until it is whipped looking.)

  3. Taste to see if you want to add any additional salt.

  4. Add extra water or oil to thin out the hummus, if desired, and process a few more seconds to combine.

  5. Transfer to serving dish, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle oregano.

  6. Garnish with additional toppings, if desired. Suggestions: pine nuts, fresh parsley, chopped olives, roasted red peppers, feta cheese crumbles, etc.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator. Serving size is approximately 2 Tablespoons.

Salt will vary, based on the saltiness of your beans. Always taste, and add more if it tastes bland. I recommend tasting it on the same thing you will be serving them with. For example, you may need less salt if your pita chips are salty.

Refrigerate leftovers for up to a week.

If you prep your roasted garlic ahead of time, this recipe is much faster. I like to roast my garlic when I already have my oven on for something else, if possible. Then I keep the roasted garlic in the fridge until I am ready to make this.

If you are making this recipe for more than 6 people, I would probably recommend doubling the recipe. Use the slider to adjust the number of serving to double. I always like to have more than enough when entertaining, and leftovers of this are great!

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Garlic Hummus Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 91 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Sodium 76mg3%
Potassium 99mg3%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 5IU0%
Vitamin C 2.2mg3%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.