Roasted Garlic Hummus with Smoked Paprika

Once you see how quick and easy it is to make your own amazing hummus, you’ll never want to buy pre-made again. Make sure to serve with plenty of pita chips, vegetables, and, of course, a crisp glass of sauvignon blanc. 

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Recipe Courtesy of: Alec Graham, Foley Food & Wine Society


2 cans of chickpeas, drained
1 cup tahini
1 cup of olive oil
2 lemons, juiced
20 cloves of garlic
2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a small saucepan, heat ½ cup of olive oil and all of the garlic over low heat until the garlic turns golden brown.
  2. In a food processor, combine garlic with oil, lemon juice and zest, and tahini, and mix for 2 minutes.
  3. Add chickpeas and ¼ cup of the olive oil, and mix for another 5 minutes until smooth.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and spoon into a serving bowl.
  5. Top with remaining ¼ cup olive oil, parsley, and smoked paprika