Homemade treats get gobbled up fast in our office, but we may have set a record with our producer Brendan Lahr's latest creation: Old Bay hummus. One taste of this well-spiced dip, and we knew we'd have to share it with you; thankfully, Brendan graciously agreed to share his secret recipe.

Old Bay Hummus

Old Bay Hummus


  1. 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini
  2. Juice of 2 lemons
  3. 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  4. 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, liquid reserved
  5. 1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning
  6. Salt and white pepper to taste


  1. Puree tahini, lemon juice, and garlic in a food blender for 1 minute, until smooth.
  2. Add the chickpeas, 1 tablespoon of the reserved bean liquid, and Old Bay, and puree another 2 to 3 minutes, until smooth.
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
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