Barefoot Contessa's Hummus

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 2 mins

SO many good hummus recipes--here is another! Note: lemons at room temperature produce more juice than cold lemons!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade and process until hummus is coarsely pureed.
  2. Serve chilled or at room temperature.


Most Helpful

Made this for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup Jan-June 2012 tag game and I'm soooo glad I picked this recipe! Delicious!! I followed the instructions except for the Tabasco (didn't realize we were out) so I used wasabi as a previous reviewer did and I had a fresh meyer lemon from our tree that I used. Will be using this recipe again. Thank you for submitting. Served with fresh toasted pita bread.

mama smurf May 07, 2012

This is my go-to hummus recipe. Fresh lemon is essential. If you don't like the chunky texture, just use some more water to thin it down to your liking. Especially yummy with the addition of some smoked paprika!

Patty C. July 26, 2016

Pretty good, used wasabi instead of the tabasco for the heat and it added heat and freshness at the same time, used chicken broth instead of water for more flavor, wonderful taste for me. My DH said it was too lemony for him. Thanks for sharing!

mariana057 December 03, 2006

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