Best Classic, Smooth Clean Eating Hummus Recipe

Clean Eating Hummus

5 from 41 reviews

The secret to a perfectly smooth hummus is peeling the skins of the chickpeas off. It is definitely time consuming, but makes a HUGE difference. If you hold each chickpea between two fingers and pinch it a little, the skins will sort of just pop off. it adds about an extra 8-10 minutes to the prep time, but I think it’s worth it. You can make the hummus with the skins on, but it will not have the same smooth texture.




  1. Place all ingredients(except for water) in the bowl of a food processor. Process until very smooth, at least 1 minute. Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, and process until desired thinness is achieved. Check seasonings and add more salt if desired.
  2. Spoon Hummus into a bowl. Drizzle the top with olive oil and sprinkle a few dashes of paprika and a few pinches of parsley on top.
  3. Optional toppings or mix-ins – roasted red pepper, horseradish, sun-dried tomato, roasted garlic, jalapeno, cilantro, cucumber, avocado, cayenne pepper or paprika
  4. Keep refrigerated.

Keywords: Smooth, Classic, Easy, Healthy