Sides and Snacks

Fresh Squeezed Lemon Dill Hummus

Homemade hummus is super easy and customizable. This is lemon and dill since that’s what I have on hand… but the possibilities are endless!

Not sure what to do with tahini besides make sweet potato boats? 👋 Homemade hummus. It’s easy, it’s pantry friendly, and it’s super versatile. I’ll be making lemon and dill since that’s what I have on hand, but you could make this with just the garbanzos and tahini (two non-perishables), or with garlic, lemon, cilantro, beets, sun-dried tomatoes, red peppers… the possibilities are endless.


  • 2 cans chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh dill (or other herb)… this was like 10 sprigs for me
  • 5 tbs tahini
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric (optional)
  • Dash of salt and pepper
  • 2 tbs water (if needed) to thin


Pop everything in your food processor or blender, and blend till smooth (several minutes). Add water to thin as needed. However, note, this will thicken a bit as it sits, so I’d recommend going tablespoon by tablespoon so you don’t end up with hummus soup. Enjoy!

What am I listening to as I make this? “Atoms for Peace” by Tom Yorke

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