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Instant Pot Garlic Hummus

With just a few basic ingredients that you can always have on hand, you can easily make homemade hummus. This Instant Pot Garlic hummus combines chickpeas, water, garlic, tahini paste, salt, and lemon into a delicious creamy hummus that the whole family will love in less than an hour. Save money and know exactly what you are eating with this easy-to-make recipe Instant Pot Hummus

 

Instant Pot Garlic Hummus

Hummus is the perfect snack filled with tons of protein, thanks to chickpeas being the main ingredient. Buying hummus at the store can get pretty expensive. That is one of the many reasons why I love this Instant Pot Garlic Hummus recipe. Not only does it make a ton, but it is also inexpensive and totally customizable. This recipe takes dried chickpeas and transforms them into a deliciously creamy, flavorful hummus in less than an hour. Not only will your tastebuds thank you, but so will your pocketbook once you make this recipe.  

Instant Pot Garlic Hummus

If you want to save even more money at the grocery store try your hand at Instant Pot refried beans and Instant Pot Black Beans

What is hummus?

Hummus is a very popular Middle Eastern Dip and spread that is full of lots of vitamins, minerals, and protein. Hummus has many health benefits, including the ability to fight inflammation, improve blood sugar, offer digestive benefits, lower heart disease, and help with weight loss. 

When you make hummus at home, it is a very inexpensive dish that is perfect to serve as a side dish or a snack at your home. Once you make this you won’t ever buy it again. 

Instant Pot Garlic Hummus

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • Place the dried chickpeas, water, salt, and minced garlic in your instant pot. 
  • Cover with lid, lock, and make sure the steam valve is sealed. Cook on high for 45 minutes.
  • Once your chickpeas are done let them sit for 5-10 minutes. 
  • 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. 
  • 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 in your hummus. You can also add more minced garlic, salt, and lemon juice to taste at this point and continue to blend until you get the flavor the way you like it.

Instant Pot Garlic Hummus

Tips, Tricks, and FAQs

  • It is best to let your chickpeas soak in water overnight or at least for a few hours before cooking them. This is not a mandatory step. 
  • Be sure you save at least ½ cup of the chickpea water after they are done cooking in your instant pot. 
  • If your Instant Pot is large enough, you can make a double batch. 
  • While blending your ingredients, be sure you scrape the bowl often. 
  • Add a drizzle of olive oil with some parsley or paprika to garnish your hummus once complete. 

Storage

You will want to store your hummus in an airtight container in the fridge. This will keep for up to 5 days. After five days, you will want to discard the leftovers and make them again. 

Instant Pot Garlic Hummus

What can I dip in my Instant Pot Garlic Hummus?

The possibilities are endless when it comes to dipping things in your hummus. Some of our favorites are

  • Pita bread
  • Crackers
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Bell Peppers
  • Cucumbers

Instant Pot Garlic Hummus

Instant Pot Garlic Hummus
Yield: 8 8

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.  

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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.

Notes

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

INSTANT POT HUMMUS (WITHOUT TAHINI)

Nutrition Information:


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

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