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Instant Pot Garlic Hummus

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This Instant Pot Garlic Hummus is so delicious, easy to make in your instant pot and a super frugal dish compared to the pricey store bought versions. 
Instant Pot Garlic Hummus

Hummus is a popular Middle Eastern dip and spread that is packed with vitamins and minerals. Hummus and its ingredients offer a variety of impressive health benefits, including helping fight inflammation, improving blood sugar control, better digestive health, lower heart disease risk and weight loss. It has become a increasingly popular over the years.  This Instant Pot Garlic Hummus is so delicious and I could not be any more thrilled that I can now make this at home. Hummus is fairly expensive in the supermarket.  Making it from beans makes this an especially frugal dish to make.  

Simple ingredients to make this simple dish.  Do not pay the high price of store bought versions ever again. Instant Pot Garlic Hummus

If you love this recipe you will definitely love our Instant Pot Refried Beans

Instant Pot Garlic Hummus
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Instant Pot Garlic Hummus

Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Delicious Instant Pot Garlic Hummus is so delicious and easy to make.  You will never pay for high priced store bought hummus again.  


  • 1 1/2 cup dried chickpeas
  • 6 cups of water
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp salt
  • Juice from 1 large lemon
  • 1/3 cup tahini paste
  • 1/2 cup of reserved chickpea water post steaming


  1. Place the dried chickpeas, water, salt and minced garlic in your instant pot.
  2. Cover with lid, lock and make sure steam valve is sealed. Cook on high for 45 minutes.
  3. Once your chickpeas are done let them sit for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Strain your chickpeas in a fine strainer and reserve about a half cup or more of the water from the instant pot for later use.
  5. Add cooked chickpeas, tahini paste, lemon juice and reserved water in a blender, magic bullet or food processor to blend. Feel free to add the water gradually to get the texture and thickness you like your hummus. You can also add more minced garlic, salt and lemon juice to taste at this point and continue to blend untill you get the flavor the way you like it.


TIP: Parsley, Paprika and a drizzle of olive oil can all be a garnishing added to your final dish if you like.

These two recipes were instrumental in helping us develop our recipe:

Pressure Cooker Hummus


Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 198Sodium: 604mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 7gSugar: 4gProtein: 9g

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Monday 16th of December 2019

Do you do a quick pressure release after the 45 min and then let the beans sit for 5-10 min or is it a natural pressure release for 5-10 min?

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