A jar of hummus.

Lemon basil hummus

Lemon basil hummus with tortilla chips.

Hummus is a food that can be used as a dip or topping. It is made from chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, tahini and salt. Hummus originates from Levant (A country in the middle east). Many people eat it with foods such as tortilla chips as a snack. Hummus is high in Vitamin C and Iron! In May 2010, the Guinness World Record for the largest dish of hummus in the world returned to Lebanon.