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Easy Greek Mediterranean dishes....The best authentic Greek Hummus recipe

Updated on July 5, 2014

What is hummus?

Hummus is the staple to many Middle eastern and and Mediterranean diets. It is made from chick peas and easy to make.

Easy hummus recipe

Recipes for hummus

Who said hummus is difficult to make? Not me or anyone who has made it.

Hummus is really easy to make at home and a staple to the Greek diet. There is no need to buy it at a grocery store or at a restaurant any more. All you have to do is get your blender and start making some hummus. This is the simplest recipe that you will make and enjoy the homemade hummus anytime you choose.

Hummus mezethes

Hummus is one of the most popular recipes for mezethes. It is a recipe that is very easy to make and very popular among guests around the world. One of the reasons hummus mezethes are so popular is the unique taste that it gives pita bread or any breads that accompany this spread. It is made from chickpeas or garbanzo beans that are pureed.

You can add different ingredients to hummus to make different mezethes, as well as make taste different varieties to serve. The greatest part of adding different ingredients to hummus is the taste! You could create different flavors and different mezethes just by adding an additional ingredient.

Hummus recipe

4.7 out of 5 stars from 3 ratings of Hummus recipe

Hummus Prep time

Easy recipe

Prep time: 10 min Ready in: 10 min

Yields: 4-6 servings


  • 1 can chickpeas or garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Add ckickpeas or garbanzo beas, and paprika in a blender or food processor
  2. Blend for two minutes or until smooth
  3. Pour mixture in a bowl and make a well.
  4. Pour olive oil over mixture and serve.

Alternative to plain hummus mezethes

If you want to add a little more flavor to hummus, try any of the following ingredients instead of the olive oil. Don't worry! It will still be delicious!

  • 1/4 cup tahini oil
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup roasted red peppers, diced
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup olives
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, minced

Easy Hummus mezethes

One of the easiest mezethes recipes to make is hummus, a recipe that is great served with pita bread. Hummus is easy to make, takes less than ten minutes to prepare, and is popular recipe with people who love delicious recipes.

One of the best parts of serving hummus with pita bread at gatherings is the minimal amount of plates needed for guests. With pita bread and hummus, all you need are napkins for the guests. Hummus, the most popular of mezethes, allows guests to carry their food around while conversing with each other.

The great part about this mezethes recipe is that the leftovers can be used for hummus sandwiches, made as additions to a hearty hummus wrap, an addition as a dip, or a side dish for any meal. Hummus mezethes make great leftover meals, if there are any left from your gathering.

Mezethes hummus recipe

This recipe is very simple to make and take less than ten minutes to make. This will save you time in your kitchen and give you time to prepare everything else for your gathering. Making food should not be an all day event. What it should be is simple, easy,and allow you to spend more time on preparing what to do to entertain the guests.

This recipe can be made by even the most inexperienced cook. Just remember to enjoy the company of family and friends with the help of a little Greek food to make the night memorable. Opa!

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      RTalloni 5 years ago from the short journey

      Thanks, thanks, thanks! :) I'm going to look up how to pronounce mezethes.