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Homemade Hummus with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Brookline Trays Pita Chips and Dip

Homemade Hummus with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Don’t you just love dipping a crunchy cracker into cool hummus on a warm summer day? This tangy dip is sure to please the palate with a mixture of chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, and of course, sun dried tomatoes! Pair this hummus with baked pita chips, cherry tomatoes or bell peppers for dipping and you’re in for a real treat.

Prep: 10 minutes | Total: 10-15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Brookline Trays with Pita Chips and Dip.


  • 1½ cups canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • ⅓ cup tahini paste 
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes from a jar 
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice, plus more to taste
  • 1 garlic clove 
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Dash of brown sugar 
  • 1 tsp paprika powder 
  • 3-5 Tbsp water, or as needed to blend
  • Pita chips, fresh herbs and/or veggies, for serving

This recipe was developed specifically for use with our Brookline Oval Trays, which come as a set of one Large Tray and one Small Tray, or, purchase your favorite size individually!


  1. In a high speed blender, place all of the ingredients and blend until smooth. Add water as needed to blend, and/or to reach your desired consistency.
  2. Transfer to a serving plate, top with desired garnishes and serve with warm pita and veggies, as desired.

Agnieszka (Aga) Bodes is an experienced photographer and recipe developer. She has been professional blogger, creator, and photographer since 2011. Born in Poland and residing in Canada, Aga draws inspiration from the beauty of Mother Nature – using natural light while highlighting freshly foraged fruits, vegetables, and foliage in her light-filled work. Aga first found one of Emerson Creek’s Brown Bag Designs Shortbread Pans at a yard sale in 2020 and was inspired to use it in her photography. Happily, she tagged Emerson Creek Pottery with the photo, and the rest is history. Today, Aga Bodes creates delicious recipes specifically for Emerson Creek Pottery. Learn more about Aga and see some of her creative work on her website,

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