13 Hummus Recipes For Hummus Lovers

Hummus is an amazing snack that fills you up with fiber and offers amazing flavor no matter how it’s made. It’s scoopable and spreadable, so it can add flavor to things like sandwiches, bagels, wraps, and more. It makes a great dip for parties and get-togethers. Serve it with some pita chips, cut pita bread, corn chips, or crackers. It’s also a great addition to a charcuterie board.

Hummus can be made in bigger batches and frozen for future snacks as well. It’s a healthy high-fiber snack that is a great addition to a healthy diet. But if health isn’t your focus, it just tastes darn good.

1. Taco Hummus

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This taco hummus is the perfect dip for corn tortilla chips or to spoon over your tacos. This Mexican twist to a traditional hummus recipe is perfect for all lovers of Mexican food. It’s creamy, earthy, and a wonderful option for get-togethers. This one was meant to be shared.

2. Turmeric Hummus

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Also known as “golden hummus,” this healthy homemade turmeric hummus offers classic Mediterranean flavors. It’s a great option for dipping pita bread or vegetable sticks and offers all the wonderful benefits that turmeric is associated with. Scoop a big helping into a wrap for amazing flavor.

3. Pumpkin Hummus

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You can make this pumpkin hummus sweet or savory. It’s a great recipe when you’ve got a crowd to feed or just for a way to use up some of that leftover canned pumpkin from the holidays before it expires. Serve this with pita chips for the best flavor.

4. Avocado Hummus

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This avocado hummus combines the best of two worlds: creamy avocado and rich, traditional hummus. The best part is that you can pair it with just about anything. Both crackers and corn chips go great with this, and it’s a wonderful dish to add to your usual taco Tuesday dinner rotation.

5. White Bean Hummus

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If you’re out of chickpeas, white beans can be a great alternative for making hummus. This white bean hummus is made with navy beans and cannellini beans that create a subtle difference in flavor, but the texture is equally creamy as the chickpea version.

6. Artichoke Heart Hummus

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This artichoke heart hummus recipe is a must-try. It whips up super fast and is ready in 2-3 minutes. It gives you tons of Mediterranean flavor along with a lot of good-for-you nutrition. The artichoke hearts tone down the flavor of the hummus a bit, giving this a mild flavor that’s perfect for toppings, flavorful crackers, or chips.

7. Black-Eyed Pea Hummus

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Make this black eyed pea hummus for a filling, protein-packed snack at any time of day. It’s just as delicious as hummus made with chickpeas, but it has an extra creamy texture. Just like regular hummus, it pairs well with pita chips or crackers but would also be a wonderful, high-fiber addition to sandwiches and wraps.

8. Pizza Hummus

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Can’t get enough hummus? Try this pizza hummus recipe. It might be made with chickpeas, but the flavor is just like pizza, thanks to the addition of olives and sun-dried tomatoes. It even tastes great as a pizza topping. Meat lovers can add chopped-up pepperoni if they wish. In fact, you can add any of your favorite pizza toppings to this and it will taste fantastic.

9. Black Bean Hummus

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Whether you’re hosting a party or a movie night at home, this black bean hummus is a great snack option. Black beans are an excellent source of fiber, iron, and magnesium. So you can feel great about what you’re eating or feeding your guests. Like regular hummus, this is great with all the traditional dippers such as pita bread, pita chips, or with crackers.

10. Chocolate Peanut Butter Hummus

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This chocolate peanut butter hummus is the ultimate sweet dip. Using chickpeas, you simply make a sweet version of hummus using peanut butter, chocolate, cocoa powder, and vanilla extract. You can serve it with pita chips or apple slices. The flavor is wonderful, and the chickpeas make this smooth and creamy. Don’t worry, you won’t taste the beans.

11. Beet Hummus

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This beet hummus is your standard hummus with roasted beetroot and balsamic vinegar. It’s creamy and flavorful, and its gorgeous red-purple color adds so much life to the table. Beet lovers will adore this on a bagel or sandwich, but it’s equally good with pita chips.

12. Smooth & Creamy Hummus

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This simple but tasty hummus is truly smooth and creamy, and the best part is, it only takes about five minutes to make. This can be served with veggies, crackers, or vegetable sticks and will also add lots of flavor to sandwiches and wraps.

13. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

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The smokey sweetness of this roasted red pepper hummus is perfect for all the fresh toppings you’ll be loading on top. The hummus itself is super quick to make and is a delicious option for sharing with friends and family. This makes a wonderful potluck dish and works great for barbecues, too.

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Snacks are an essential part of life, but knowing what to snack on that won’t hurt your health isn’t always easy. These snack options are delicious and healthier for you while still giving you all that comfort you look for in a snack.

Author: Tiffany McCauley

Title: Food and Travel Journalist

Expertise: Food, cooking, travel


Tiffany McCauley is a nationally syndicated journalist and an award-winning cookbook author and food blogger. She has been featured on MSN, Huffington Post, Country Living Magazine, HealthLine, Redbook, and many more. Her food specialty is healthy comfort food recipes.

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