No-Oil Nutritarian Hummus

Make this super-easy, oil-free and no-added-sodium, Nutritarian hummus recipe in your high-powered blender! Perfect for dipping with raw veggies and seriously guilt-free!

Servings 24 servings
Author Kristen Hong


  • 2 15 oz. cans garbanzo beans (no-salt-added)
  • 2 cups water, divided
  • 1/2 cup tahini (only one ingredient: sesame seeds)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cumin


  1. Drain your garbanzos and rinse well--see notes.  

  2. Add the beans, 1 cup water, Tahini, lemon juice and seasonings to a high-powered blender.

  3. Blend on high (or "smoothie" setting if using a Vitamix) for about a minute, add the reserved water in 2 tbsp. increments and continue to blend until desired texture is reached.

Recipe Notes

This recipe makes a double-batch of hummus that saves very well in the fridge for up to two weeks. makes 3 cups or 24, 2-tbsp servings.

Some readers have commented that they left aquafaba (bean juice left in the can) in and it made it even creamier