15 different, and unexpected hummus recipes.
Once a mere foreign dish of the Middle East, today hummus has become ubiquitous in the world of party snacks and sandwich spreads. And there’s a good reason why: not only is it delicious, it’s good for you, and vegetarian and vegan friendly, which means you can serve it to pretty much anyone. The basic recipe is a blend of tahini, chickpeas, lemon juice, salt and garlic. But why stick to just the basics? If you’re looking to put a spin on your hummus look no further than these 15 hummus recipes.
This version gets a nice, rich color thanks to the favorite fall treat. And if you can’t find pumpkin, why not replace with another form of winter squash?
If you need a hummus that’s as beautiful as it is nutritious, this is the one for you. A bowl of this bright pink appetizer on the table will intrigue your guests more than a crazy centerpiece.
Ah the power of avocados and… anything. If you like hummus and guacamole you’ll probably never stop making this combination of the two.
As soon as tomato season hits, buy up as many as you can, pop them in the oven and then start making ample amounts of this hummus.
Tired of chickpeas? Then use edamame beans instead.
Admit it: you’re one of those people that likes peanut butter on absolutely anything. Well then this hummus recipe is for you, complete with the salty crunch of the nut butter that you love.
This version is for people who find themselves baking half a batch of cookies because the other half of the batter miraculously disappeared during the baking process. But this version is vegan and gluten-free, making cookie dough aficionados of all kinds happy.
Anyone that shuns the wonders of broccoli hasn’t tried this recipe yet.
This version actually doesn’t involve chickpeas at all as it draws it’s smooth consistency from blending cauliflower.
Who ever said hummus couldn’t be served for breakfast? This one goes great with a thick slab of crusty bread.
A bright green hummus that has the fresh addition of a few sprigs of mint.
The sweet taste of roasted carrots is what makes this recipe sing. Oh and it’s bright orange.
13. Zucchini Hummus
This one is bean-free and full of fresh zucchini, which is good for anyone with a stomach sensitive to legumes.
14. Parsley Hummus
Parsley is much more than a garnish, and in this recipe it adds a nice hue to the dish.
Oh come on, you had to know we were going to end this list by having a hummus with kale in it.
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