Skinny Homemade Hummus

Skinny Homemade Hummus is healthier and tastier than the store-bought varieties. Everyone will love this quick, easy and low-fat treat.

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 mins
  • Total Time: 12 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Appetizer


Units Scale
  • 1 (19 ounces) cans of chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons water (optional)
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika


  1. In a dry, nonstick skillet over medium heat, add sesame seeds. Cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Add garlic, cook for 2 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Drain and rinse chickpeas.
  3. In a food processor, add sesame seeds, garlic, and lemon. Puree to break up the seeds.
  4. Add chickpeas, milk, parsley, salt, and paprika. Puree until desired consistency. Scrape down the sides as needed. If the hummus seems too thick, thin with water.
  5. Refrigerate or serve immediately.
  6. Enjoy!

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