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Classic Homemade Hummus Recipe | Shredded Chicken + Hummus Wrap Bento Box

Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Side Dish, Main Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean, American
Servings 20 servings


  • 1 15-oz can chickpeas
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 c tahini
  • 1 juice of one large lemon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp MSG (Ac'cent or Ajinomoto)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2-3 ice cubes
  • sweet paprika (optional: for garnish)


  • Drain and rinse chickpeas. Place chickpeas in saucepan and cover with 1 inch of water. Bring to boil, then let simmer for 20 minutes. (Do not skip this step! It is game changer for your hummus!)
  • Drain simmered chickpeas. Place chickpeas in food processor with minced garlic. Process for 1-2 minutes, scraping occasionally.
  • With food processor running, add remaining ingredients and process for 4 minutes, scraping down sides occasionally.
  • Remove from food processor. Sprinkle with sweet paprika for garnish and enjoy!


I recommend using 1-2 Tbsp as a dip or spread!
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