Traditional Hummus
Bush’s<sup>®</sup> Traditional Hummus

Bush’s® Traditional Hummus

Recipe created for BUSH’S® by Brandy O'Neil, author of cooking blog "The Nutmeg Nanny".

Whether it’s your first time making hummus or the hundredth, you can’t go wrong with this classic recipe.
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Recipe Details

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 1-2 cups


  • 1 (16 ounces) can BUSH’S® Garbanzo Beans, drained and rinsed.
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (more maybe needed for desired consistency)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Kosher salt, to taste (or medium fine sea salt)
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • ½ teaspoon sumac
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes


  1. In food processor, add garbanzos beans, garlic, lemon juice, lemon zest, tahini, 2 tablespoons olive oil, water and pinch of kosher salt and black pepper.
  2. Put the lid on your food processor and puree until smooth and creamy. Once hummus is creamy, stop food processor and taste hummus. Add more kosher salt if necessary.
  3. Add hummus to serving plate or bowl and top with pine nuts, parsley, sumac and red pepper flakes.
  4. Drizzle top with a little extra olive oil.

    Note: to make this hummus sesame free, substitute cashew butter for tahini.