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Easy Harissa Hummus

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 seconds
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/4 cup 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Blended
  • Cuisine: North African


This easy harissa hummus is a delicious way to elevate your dip. Perfect with crunchy veggies or salty pita chips, this recipe is great for a crowd!



  • 1 15oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 23 teaspoons harissa paste (depending on spice level)
  • 1/4 olive oil
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • ¼ cup water (plus more, if needed)


  1. Place the chickpeas in a microwave safe bowl and cook on high for 1 minute.
  2. Transfer the chickpeas to a blender and blend on high for 20 seconds.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and continue to blend for 2-3 minutes until completely blended.
  4. Add an additional tablespoon of harissa paste and gently swirl in.
  5. If you’re not serving it right away, store in the fridge and stir in a bit of water before serving, as the hummus will thicken when chilled.

Keywords: Easy Harissa Hummus