Looking for a new recipe, we have searched and have come up with our own best hummus recipe EVER. Our homemade hummus is Dietitian created, approved and photographed. I Hum, You Hum, We All Hum for Hummus, This garbanzo bean dip recipe is so easy to make, give it a try and enjoy!

We hope you like this best hummus recipe as much as we do.  What is cool about making your own bean dip is that it is easy and it is also customizable. For instance, if you are following a low FODMAP diet because of digestive issues, all you need to do is to omit the garlic and then you have your own homemade, digestive friendly bean dip. To find out more about low FODMAP diets, take a look at this blog called 6 things to know about a low FODMAP diet.

Here is another blog you will enjoy about the benefits of eating hummus.

Making your own bean dip is impressive, how about bringing homemade dip to your next potluck, book club or party.  People will not believe that you made this hummus because it is so tasty.  And, even better, making your own hummus is very budget friendly.  The only tricky part is finding tahini if you have never purchased it.  Tahini is usually found in the canned food section or the international section of the grocery store.

And don’t forget the this tasty dip is high in protein and kid-friendly, so you can definitely introduce it to kids because kids love to dip their food into this bean dip.


I Hum, You Hum, We All Hum for Hummus
Course: Appetizers and Snacks, Kitchen Basics, Side Dish
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: Budget-friendly, Condiment, Dip, Easy, Fiber, High protein, Holiday, Kid-friendly, Make ahead, Party, Vegan
Cooking Method: Blender, Food Processor
Condition: Cancer, Chronic Kidney Disease, Dairy Free, Diabetes, Gluten Free, Heart Health, Low FODMAP, Low Sodium, Nut Free, PCOS, Vegetarian
Servings: 8


  • 1-2 cloves garlic omit to make Low FODMAP friendly
  • 1 19-oz can chickpeas half the liquid reserved
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tsp salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • In a blender, chop the garlic. Pour garbanzo beans into blender, reserving about a tablespoon for garnish. Place lemon juice, tahini, and salt in blender. Blend until and well mixed.
  • Transfer the mixture to a medium serving bowl. Sprinkle with pepper and pour olive oil over the top. Garnish with reserved garbanzo beans.


Homemade Hummus tip: Don’t be frightened by the tahini. Tahini is a paste made from ground, hulled sesame seeds used in North African, Greek, Turkish and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Make this Low FODMAP Friendly! Omit the garlic when making it!
Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors.


Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 297mg | Potassium: 208mg | Fiber: 5g

Please let us know what you think of our recipe in the comments below.

Dana uses her advanced training in functional nutrition and food sensitivities to help her clients love and trust food again as they heal from years of painful symptoms that have dominated their lives. Co-author of Nourished: 10 Ingredients to Happy, Healthy Eating and Cooking with Food Sensitivities Survival Guide.