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How to Make Homemade Hummus Without a Food Processor

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes



  • In a microwave safe bowl, heat the chickpeas on for 2-3 minutes, until soft and tender.
  • Mash the chickpeas with a potato masher until desired consistency (the more you heat the chickpeas, the easier it is to mash).
  • In a blender, mix garlic and water.
  • Add mixture to chickpeas. Add lemon, olive oil, and spices. Mash and mix some more.
  • Top with fresh cilantro, olive oil, and red pepper flakes (optional)