(Fabulous) 5-Minute Hummus

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recipe by Peter from Drop https://getdrop.com/

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based on 2 ratings

A few days ago when casually browsing recipes for inspiration, I saw a link for the "Best Ever 5-Minute Microwave Hummus." This clickbait-y title would normally make me turn around and run for the door, but for whatever reason, I decided to check it out. I'm glad I did, because this recipe is about zero effort and maximum reward. Eat it right away or put it in the fridge, it gets better with time and lasts for up to two weeks refrigerated.

Inspired by: http://minimalistbaker.com/best-ever-5-minute-microwave-hummus/

recipe updated May 5, 2020


  • Canned chickpeas icon
    Canned chickpeas
    425.62 g (about 1)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    4 (about 24 g)
  • Tahini icon
    ½ cup (about 132 g)
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    2 tbsp (about 27 g)
  • Salt icon
    ¾ tsp (about 4.5 g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    3 tbsp (about 40.95 g)
  • Paprika icon
    1 tsp (about 2.15 g)


  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Panasonic 2-in-1 Microwave Oven
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Serving plate
  • kCook icon Food processor bowl

Step preview

  1. Add canned chickpeas and garlic clove to a clean small bowl
  2. Heat - 4 min 30 sec, Power Level 10
  3. Transfer mixture to food processor bowl
  4. Add tahini, lemon juice and salt to the purée
  5. Blend - approx 30 sec
  6. Add olive oil to the purée gradually while blending
  7. Blend until smooth
  8. Transfer purée to serving plate
  9. Drizzle with olive oil
  10. Dust with paprika
  11. Serve
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