Lemony Hummus

To make this dish vegetarian, simply substitute an equal amount of vegetable broth for the chicken broth. Sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley or chives for an elegant presentation.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 cans (14.5 oz.) chickpeas, drained and rinsed (about 3 cups)
  • 1⁄2 cup chicken broth
  • 5 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


  • Combine the chickpeas, broth, 4 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, lemon zest, and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Process the mixture until it is very smooth.
  • Pour the hummus into a bowl and drizzle the remaining tablespoon of olive oil over the top. Sprinkle with black pepper and serve.