Hummus is one of those magic foods — pulse a few pantry staples together in a food processor and you have a satisfying snack. Mix in a few more ingredients and you have a elegant spread, perfect for entertaining. Whether you’re hosting a party or seeking a simple dip, these delightful recipes will have you stocking up on canned chickpeas in no time.
Whip up rich, creamy hummus three ways with this trio of dips to pair with grilled flatbread, pita or veggies.
If you love hummus as much as we do, then you’ve eaten it as a meal more than once. Good news: this loaded hummus recipe gives us more license to do just that – thanks to all its hearty toppings, from hard-boiled eggs and roasted cauliflower to steamed beets and tabouli salad.
Creamy Zucchini Hummus
Keep this recipe on hand, because one taste and guests will be asking how you made a creamy, yet fresh tasting dip. Double check that your tahini is gluten-free before you mix it into this addictive dip.
White Bean and Roasted Eggplant Hummus
A medley of cucumber, roasted eggplant, cannellini beans and seasoning makes this healthy dip great for a snack or party appetizer.
Mediterranean Hummus Trifle
A versatile and delicious way to transform store-bought hummus, this layered dip is ideal for entertaining large groups. Complete with typical Mediterranean flavours and ingredients (sun-dried toamatoes, Kalamata olives and more), all you need is a bowl of crispy pita chips for dipping.
Moroccan Carrot Hummus Dip
Now here’s an eye-catching dish that’s sure to please a crowd. Featuring carrots, Greek yogurt and mint leaves, this inventive hummus recipe is just as tangy as it is sweet.
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus in Cucumber Cups
Welcome guests to your picnic blanket with a platter of super-fresh and summery apps. Crispy cucumbers are at their best when filled with ultra-smooth hummus made with white beans, roasted red peppers and cumin.
Roasted Carrot Hummus
Lots of carrots and a pinch of cayenne produce the vibrant orange hue in this simple, addictive hummus that will brighten any lunchbox! Serve with root veggie chips or crackers for dipping.
Spicy Avocado Hummus
Part hummus part guac, this tasty dip gets hit with some heat from hot sauce, jalapeño and cayenne. Ripe avocados make for a creamier dip that’s sure to become a snack-time staple.
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Pack this enticing fiery red hummus with pita chips and crisp veggies for a convenient and healthy snack the whole family will love.
Dried Tomato Hummus
This healthy and tasty dip is super versatile–so try and whip up your own signature dip.
Sweet and Savory Butternut Squash Hummus Dip
If you never thought of serving cinnamon and feta together, we don’t blame you. But one bite of this warm dip made with roasted squash, chickpeas and crunchy pepitas will win you over. A little lemon juice and pomegranate seeds bring a burst of brightness to every bite.
Creamy Butternut Squash Hummus
For a creamier (and just as healthy!) take on butternut squash hummus, follow Ina Garten’s lead and add Greek yogurt (Bonus: it provides more protein, too).
Ina Garten’s Hummus
Whip up a batch of this dead-easy dip from the Barefoot Contessa’s kitchen to enjoy with crunchy veggies or veggie chips during the week. It’s as simple as pulse and serve!
Lemony Dill Hummus Dip
The secret to the ultimate creamy hummus? Forget those canned chickpeas. Opt for a big old bag of dried chickpeas and soak them overnight for unbelievably smooth dip. A little lemon, dill, garlic and capers deliver a tasty of Scandinavian flavour.
Seven-Layer Vegetarian Green Dip
While you’re getting all of the snacks ready for the big game, keep your family happy and fed with this dip of seven fresh and colourful layers ready to be scooped up and devoured. Hopefully there’s some left when a late-night craving strikes.
Bobby Flay’s White Bean Hummus
Double down on your veggies with crispy chickpea-filled falafels served with spicy pepper yogurt sauce, plus a creamy white bean hummus to round out your meal.