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Lemony Spinach Hummus

This Lemony Spinach Hummus is a vegan and gluten-free version of the classic recipe! Serve it with pita bread or crackers.

December 16, 2022
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Lemony Spinach HummusPhoto By Delicious
Difficulty Easy
Servings 6 people
Preparation 5 mins
Cooking 0 mins
Total 5 mins



  1. In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, spinach, garlic, lemon juice and zest, and tahini. Process on low for 1 minute to combine the ingredients.
  2. With the processor on high, drizzle in the oil. For a thinner consistency, gradually add cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until the desired texture is achieved. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with chia seeds, sprouts, and microgreens.
  4. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Lemony Spinach Hummus
Serves 6
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Sodium 234 mg10.2%
Potassium 343 mg7.3%
Protein 6.8 g13.6%
Total Fat 14 g17.9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Use fresh spinach. For more, check out our "What Is Spinach?" article.
  • You can boil the chickpeas yourself or use ready-made canned chickpeas. If you are using canned chickpeas, drain the water before adding it to the salad.
  • If you want to boil chickpeas at home, check out our "How To Cook Chickpeas?" article,
  • Removing the shells of the chickpeas helps you achieve a smooth consistency.
  • Use good quality tahini. When choosing tahini, make sure that its consistency is close to peanut cream.
  • Serve it hot or cold.
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You will love this hummus recipe, which is the perfect combination of hummus, the classic appetizer of Middle Eastern cuisine, with fresh spinach. You can easily make this delicious appetizer at home instead of buying it. Try the Lemon Spinach Hummus recipe for a healthy and delicious lunch.

How To Make the Best Spinach Hummus at Home?

The best hummus recipe is one that is balanced in flavor and texture. Its texture should be creamy. When making hummus with spinach,

  • Use dried chickpeas. Soak the chickpeas overnight. Boil after draining the water. You can also use ready-made boiled chickpeas to make it faster.
  • Peel the chickpeas. This will help you achieve smooth consistency.
  • Choose quality ingredients. In this way, the consistency and taste will be better.
  • Add baking soda. If you are cooking the chickpeas yourself at home, add baking soda to the soaked chickpeas. This makes them easier to peel.
  • Consume spinach hummus fresh. It is best to consume this hummus recipe immediately after preparing it. However, it can be stored in the refrigerator. Wait for it to come to room temperature after removing it from the refrigerator.

What To Serve with Spinach Hummus?

Spinach hummus can be served as an appetizer or as a sauce. Lemon hummus has a mild flavor. It can be served with pita bread, flatbread, or crackers.

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Spinach Hummus:

How To Store Spinach Hummus?

It is best to consume spinach hummus immediately after preparing it. Do not keep this appetizer at room temperature for more than 2 hours. Store it in the refrigerator or freezer.

How Long Can You Keep Spinach Hummus in the Refrigerator? You can store the spinach hummus recipe you make at home in a closed container in the refrigerator for 3-5 days.

You can also help the hummus keep it fresh by drizzling a little olive oil on it before putting it in the fridge. Thanks to this additional layer, the hummus does not breathe, but at the same time it remains moist and preserves its taste and consistency.

How Long Does Spinach Hummus Last in the Freezer? You can store this spinach hummus in the freezer. In an airtight container, it can be frozen for up to 1 month.Place in the refrigerator the night before serving.Serve the appetizer at room temperature. Mix all ingredients before serving. In this way, hummus will regain its taste and consistency.

The appetizer left in the fridge for a long time may lose its taste. Don't forget to check the taste and smell first. After making sure that it has not spoiled, you can add some ingredients to refresh the consistency and taste of the tapas.

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