Vegan Hummus recipe

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Updated 14/02/2024

A dish of vegan hummus being topped using a cream dispenser, surrounded by garnishes and pita bread.

Smooth & Full flavour Vegan hummus recipe

Embrace the delightful simplicity and nutritional powerhouse that is Vegan Hummus.

A staple in plant-based cuisine, this creamy, smooth dip is not only versatile and delicious but also brimming with health benefits.

Made from a blend of chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, and garlic, our vegan hummus recipe is a testament to how easy it is to enjoy rich flavours while adhering to a healthy, vegan lifestyle.

Whether you’re hosting a gathering, looking for the perfect snack, or aiming to enrich your meals with more plant-based options, this vegan hummus is your go-to choice.

Equipment Needed

  • Blender or Food Processor
  • Skillet (for sautéing garlic)
  • iSi Funnel & Sieve
  • 0.5L iSi Whipper
  • iSi Professional Charger (N2O cartridge)

Vegan hummus ingredients

To whip up this nutritious and delicious vegan hummus, you’ll need:

  • 240g canned chickpeas (reserve the liquid)
  • 30g tahini (sesame paste)
  • 20ml fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove
  • A drizzle of sesame oil
  • 100ml vegetable stock
  • 200ml water (including the reserved chickpea liquid)
A bowl of smooth vegan hummus garnished with chickpeas, olive oil, and parsley, served with pita bread on a wooden board

How to Make Vegan Hummus

  1. Prepare the Garlic: Finely chop the garlic and lightly sauté it in a bit of sesame oil. Set aside to cool.
  2. Blend Ingredients: In a blender, combine the sautéed garlic, drained chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, vegetable stock, and water. Blend until you achieve a smooth, homogeneous mixture.
  3. Strain and Whip: Pass the hummus through an iSi Funnel & Sieve into a 0.5L iSi Whipper. Screw on an iSi Professional Charger and shake the whipper 8 times to ensure a perfectly creamy texture.
  4. Chill: For the best flavour and consistency, refrigerate the hummus for at least 3 hours before serving.

Serving Suggestions

  • Dip: Serve with an assortment of fresh vegetables or whole grain pita chips for a healthy, satisfying snack.
  • Spread: Use as a flavourful spread on sandwiches or wraps for an extra protein boost.
  • Garnish: Garnish with olive oil, chickpeas, parsley, or paprika before serving for added appeal and flavour.


Q: Can I make this vegan hummus without a whipper?
A: Yes, you can still achieve a creamy texture by blending the ingredients until smooth. The whipper adds an extra level of creaminess, but it’s not mandatory.

Q: How can I adjust the thickness of the hummus?
A: For a thicker hummus, add less water or vegetable stock. If you prefer it thinner, gradually incorporate more liquid until you reach your desired consistency.

Q: What’s the benefit of using xanthan gum in this recipe?
A: A pinch of xanthan gum can enhance the stability and texture of the hummus, making it even creamier and preventing separation.

Q: Can I store this vegan hummus outside the refrigerator?
A: For safety and freshness, it’s best to store the hummus in the refrigerator. Ensure it’s tightly sealed to maintain its quality for up to 10 days.

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