Vegan Zero Oil Hummus Recipe

This vegan zero oil hummus is a wonderful spread for those of you avoiding most fats.

As many of you know, when I first went vegan, I lost 30 lbs. in 1 1/2 months without even trying. The weight just fell off. But then I started getting comfortable with this new way of eating and got a little more lax with what I allowed in my eating plan. Big mistake.

This vegan zero oil hummus is the perfect low fat, high protein snack!

While I didn’t really gain any weight back (maybe a pound or two) I stopped losing completely. It was a stalemate between me and my scale.

Then I started reading a book by Dr. Neal Barnard and I realized that I had started eating more fats.

So now, I’m zeroing in on reducing my fat intake as well. I’ll see what the results are soon, I would imagine!

One of my favorite things to keep on hand is a big tub of homemade hummus. But as many of you know, hummus typically includes oil and tahini, which is also high in fat.

So instead of giving up my beloved hummus, I got to work on creating a hummus I could have. The result was this beautifully silky bowl of hummus that I just can’t get enough of.


The flavor is slightly different. There isn’t as much tang to it. It a milder flavored hummus.


The texture is also slightly different. Its a bit more silky and “fluffy” as well as a little less dense then regular hummus


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Vegan Zero Oil Hummus Recipe
Vegan Zero Oil Hummus Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

A delicious, low fat alternative to regular hummus.

Course: Appetizer, Dip
Cuisine: Indian, Mediterranean
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 72 kcal
Author: Last Minute Vegan
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice (+ more to taste if desired)
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt (+ more to taste if desired)
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder (+ more to taste if desired)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth (+ more if needed for consistency)
  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth, adjusting with liquid for consistency. Also tasting to adjust spices to your liking.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Zero Oil Hummus Recipe
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 72 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 122mg5%
Potassium 136mg4%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 1.1mg1%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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