Hummus is a beautiful thing, and it’s so easy to make at home with these simple hummus recipes.
You have everything you need to make it at home if you have a few pantry staples, a blender, and 5 minutes.
Hummus doesn’t just stop at chickpeas and pine nuts.
These recipes incorporate everything from tangy feta cheese, sweet potatoes, and even chocolate!
If you want an exciting take on this classic Mediterranean dish, check out these exciting hummus recipes below.
Making classic hummus at home is so easy. Even for cooking newbies, this recipe is hard to mess up.
It calls for traditional hummus ingredients such as tahini, garlic, chickpeas, lemon juice, and cumin.
Throw everything into a blender or food processor, and blend until deliciously smooth and creamy. Garnish it with paprika or fresh herbs.
2. Lemon Hummus
This lemon hummus brings an added punch of tartness!
This recipe infuses very few ingredients that allow the lemon to take center stage.
It calls for chickpeas, tahini, oil, salt, and plenty of lemons.
For an added lemony kick, be sure that you use fresh lemons.
Before you squeeze your lemon, zest one tablespoon off the rind for an added punch of lemon flavor.
This super simple pumpkin hummus is savoy, packed with autumn flavors, and a perfect pair for all those hearty fall veggies.
It pairs classic hummus seasonings with ¾ can of pumpkin puree and cumin for an added savory kick.
While this pumpkin hummus is savory, it has a slight touch of sweetness from a touch of maple syrup.
It’s the perfect fall-inspired dish to bring to Thanksgiving and goes great with pita bread or crackers.
This roasted red pepper hummus earns a smoky and almost meaty kick from roasted red peppers and just a pinch of cayenne pepper.
It’s rich, indulgent, and the perfect spread to replace mayo on any sandwich.
If you are short on time, you can opt for pre-packaged roasted red peppers over homemade ones, but making your own is so easy!
Roast peppers under the broiler for 10 minutes until slightly charred. It takes a little extra effort, but it’s well worth it.
Few can resist the call of this super garlicky 5-ingredient hummus.
It’s so easy to make, and you likely have all the ingredients just waiting to be whipped up into savory goodness.
The five ingredients include chickpeas, plenty of garlic, lemon juice, tahini, and olive oil.
Throw these ingredients into a food processor, and blend until rich and creamy.
If you’re feeling bold, you can toss in a few extra garlic cloves to drive away all the vampires this October.
This sun-dried tomato basic hummus is like summer on a plate.
The tomatoes blend into a rich and irresistible pale shade of orange that pops against fresh green basil.
The savory and slightly sweet notes of sun-dried tomatoes marry perfectly with fresh basil. It all comes together in a rich lemon, chickpea, and tahini base.
It’s perfect when paired with crisp summer veggies or slathered on a burger off the grill.
Feta and hummus go together like peas and carrots.
The rich hummus base is savory and a little nutty, and it goes so well with tangy and creamy feta cheese. Everything is better with cheese, right?
Feta cheese pairs perfectly with the rich flavors of chickpeas, garlic, lemon, and tahini.
It lifts those heavy flavors into something a little creamier and light.
What’s great about this smoked hummus recipe is that it has a meaty flavor sans the meat.
It takes a little extra effort to smoke all of your ingredients before tossing them into the food processor, but it’s worth it!
If you have a smoker, it’s time to give it a break from BBQ ribs and pork shoulder.
For massive smoked flavors, cook your chickpeas for 45 minutes on low heat.
If you prefer a more subtle smoked flavor, knock the cooking time down to just 30 minutes.
This simple fall-inspired butternut squash hummus is sweet, nutty, and impossibly creamy.
The higher moisture content in butternut squash slightly alters the texture of this hummus dish for added moisture, making it perfect for dipping.
In addition to slightly sweet butternut squash, this hummus also includes other fall-flavored staples.
This hummus is worth checking out with a touch of cinnamon paired with bright flavors of lemon, garlic, and nutty tahini.
If you have ever made hummus at home, getting that perfect store-bought creamy consistency is a little challenging.
While many home cooks take the time to peel the skin off of each chickpea, not all have the time (or patience!) to do it.
The trick to super creamy hummus without needing to peel those chickpeas is adding baking soda to your ingredients.
Baking soda raises the pH level of your hummus and works to break down those tough skins on the chickpeas.
This recipe is rich in Mediterranean flavors and oh-so-creamy.
11. Spanish Hummus
This Spanish hummus is smoky, spicy, and adds a punch of flavor to the classic recipe.
Don’t worry, this recipe is just as simple to make as transition hummus.
A few tweaks in the added seasoning transform Mediterranean hummus into spicy Spanish hummus.
Mix your hummus just as you would traditional hummus. The magic happens when you add on toppings!
Toasted pine nuts and Spanish paprika lend a smoky and meaty flavor that’s ripe for dipping.
12. Romesco Hummus
Romesco is a classic Spanish sauce that infuses charred tomatoes and peppers with toasted almonds.
This Romesco hummus pairs all those savory flavors into a rich dip that pairs well with just about anything.
Unlike other hummus recipes, this dish uses a chickpea and tomato base that packs a powerful flavor punch.
Pair your hummus base with raw almonds, Spanish paprika, sherry vinegar, and fresh parsley. It’s rich in flavors and slightly spicy and meaty.
13. Chocolate Hummus
I know what you’re thinking. Chocolate hummus? While it sounds a bit peculiar, this recipe tastes like brownie batter.
Plus, it’s a great way to get your chocolate fix without the guilt. Instead of using chickpeas, this recipe calls for black beans.
Pair black beans, cocoa powder, sweeteners, oil, and vanilla extract into a blender.
Serve it with fresh fruit and graham crackers, and garnish with chocolate chips.
This sweet potato hummus is colorful, rich in flavors, and easy to make.
The pairing of sweet potatoes, smoked paprika, and cayenne pepper marry perfectly in this sweet and spicy dish.
The addition of sweet potatoes in this hummus adds a ton of creaminess, and it’s a little more hearty than your average hummus.
Garnish it with sesame seeds and a touch of cayenne pepper, and serve with pita bread or slather on a sandwich.
Are you looking for a lighter hummus option?
This cucumber hummus with dill packs massive hummus flavors that are light, bright, and take it easy on the calories.
Adding cucumbers helps lift those dense hummus ingredients into something bright and summery.
It’s a perfect dip but also goes excellent inside of a veggie pita wrap.
16. Broccoli Hummus
If you’re a big fan of broccoli, you have to try this broccoli hummus.
It looks incredible (the finished product is a light and summery shade of green), and it tastes fantastic!
The rich broccoli pairs perfectly with tons of fresh parsley, and it all comes together in a rich hummus base.
It’s the perfect way to trick your family into eating their greens.
If you love hummus but want a carb-free version without chickpeas, this roasted cauliflower hummus is worth checking out.
It swaps the classic base of chickpeas with roasted cauliflower. It’s just as creamy and delicious and cuts the calorie count in half.
The trick to flavorful chickpea-free hummus is to make sure you roast your cauliflower rather than steaming it.
Roasted cauliflower packs much more flavors and adds subtle smoky notes to your hummus.
18. Greek Hummus
It doesn’t get much more authentic than this Greek hummus recipe!
This dip is an excellent option if you want to recreate your favorite restaurant or store-bought hummus.
The best part about this recipe is that it’s easy to make and comes together in just 5 minutes.
Toss your ingredients into a food processor, and pulse until it reaches that perfect dippable consistently.
This slow-roasted tomato hummus recipe packs a powerful punch with only a few ingredients.
The trick to this flavorful hummus is slow-roasting your tomatoes in herbs, salt, and a little sugar.
They take around 2 hours to cook in the oven, but it’s worth the little extra effort.
Throw perfectly roasted tomatoes in with classic hummus ingredients and blend until smooth.
This lemon spinach hummus is a great way to sneak some added nutrition into your daily snack sessions.
It’s light and bright with plenty of lemon juice. The spinach lends a beautiful green color and earthy flavors.
Pair it with pita chips, slather on a sandwich, or keep things healthy and use as a dip for veggies.
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