Joe’s Hummus with Pine Nuts

Simple but great hummus recipe.

Original recipe makes 6 servings


1/4 cup pine nuts
1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained with 1/4 cup of the liquid reserved
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling
2 tablespoons tahini
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon paprika
2 pinches salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed peppercorns

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    5 mins


    20 mins


  1. Heat a small skillet over medium heat. Toast pine nuts in skillet, stirring frequently, until fragrant and beginning to brown, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Blend chickpeas, reserved liquid, lemon juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, tahini, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, and crushed peppercorns in a food processor until smooth. Stir toasted pine nuts into the puree. Drizzle olive oil over the hummus.


Calories: 206 kcal
Carbohydrates: 14.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 15.3 g
Fiber: 3 g
Protein: 4.9 g
Sodium: 148 mg