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easy paprika hummus

Smoky Paprika Hummus

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 3/4 cup 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Blending
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern


This smoky paprika hummus is delicious on sandwiches or served with fresh vegetables!



  • 1 15oz can of chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp hot smoked paprika


  1. Rinse and drain the chickpeas and add them a microwave safe bowl.
  2. Microwave on high for 30 seconds until the chickpeas are warm.
  3. Add the chickpeas to your food processor and blend on high for 30 seconds.
  4. Juice the lemon into a bowl and add the water. Whisk together.
  5. While blending on low, add in the water and lemon juice mixture. You might need to scrape down the sides a few times.
  6. While still blending, add in the tahini.
  7. Continue to blend for 45 seconds until it is smooth.
  8. Add in the paprika and blend for a few more seconds until combined.
  9. Transfer to a bowl and sprinkle a little more paprika on top (if desired) then serve!

Keywords: paprika hummus