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Try some of these 50 delicious and unique hummus recipes—fun ingredients such as beetroot, carrot, avocado, and various veggies, beans, and spices.

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What is traditional hummus?

Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip traditionally made with chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, and olive oil. The ingredients are blended to form a smooth, creamy dip or spread.

How long can hummus sit out?

Wondering how long hummus can sit out? Here is the best tips guide for storing and serving hummus. How Long Can Hummus Sit Out Guide

How can I make hummus more interesting?

There are endless ways to make plain traditional hummus more interesting. Hummus is a base for endless flavor combinations using unique spices and produce. You will be amazed at all the unique hummus recipes below.

What can I mix with hummus?

How can I change up hummus?

  • Drizzle with olive oil, cover with foil and bake in a small oven-proof ceramic dish at 350F until it’s warmed through, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Swirl pesto, herbs, or minced veggies right into your hummus.
  • Seed it by topping it wh chopped sesame seeds, sunflower seeds.
  • Whip it by placing your hummus into a food processor and adding cream cheese or feta.
  • Bedazzle the top of your hummus with pomegranate seeds, fresh herbs, or colorful diced fruits.
  • Smother it with caramelized onions and chopped BBQ Roasted Chickpeas Recipe
  • Spice it up with jalapeno Canned Cowboy Candy

Unique hummus recipes?

Here you will find over 50 great unique hummus recipes—everything from beetroot, carrot, avocado, dessert, to variations with beans, legumes, and vegetables.

Alternative vegetable hummus recipes

Here are some great ways to create unique hummus flavors by mixing in different vegetables such as carrots, beets, or cauliflower.

cauliflower hummus ready to serve topped with sesame seeds and fresh herbs and then crackers next to it for dipping

Cauliflower Hummus has a creamy nutty flavor, with hints of roasted garlic, cumin, and sesame. It is a nutritious snack that is paleo, keto, and vegan.

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus – Six Hungry Feet – Side Dish
Fresh, healthy and easy to cook Roasted Red Pepper Hummus. Perfect dish for parties and gatherings. Vegan and Gluten-free.
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Homemade Artichoke Hummus – Kathryn’s Kitchen
This refreshing homemade artichoke hummus is bursting with flavor and makes healthy snackin’ so easy! It is almost too easy to whip up!
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Pea Hummus | Veggie Desserts | Easy Vegan Dip Recipe
Pea hummus is an easy, delicious green dip recipe! You only need 5 ingredients and 5 mins. The secret ingredient makes it velvety smooth. Vegan, gluten free
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Mexican Street Corn Hummus
Fast, simple, and easy appetizer or snack. Mexican Street Corn Hummus is vegetarian and full of fresh flavors. Corn, cotija cheese, lime, and chili powder.
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Smoky Acorn Squash Hummus
This oil-free roasted acorn squash hummus is creamy, sweet & smoky! Enjoy it on toast, with crackers, or as a filling in hummus quesadillas!
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Roasted Red Pepper & Chilli Hummus
A delicious twist on the classic hummus recipe with the added sweetness of roasted red peppers and a little kick of chilli. Vegan and gluten-free.
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Hatch Green Chile Hummus
With its ultra creamy, almost mousse-like texture, this Hatch green chile hummus is whipped to perfection with just the right kick of spice.
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Roasted Sweet Potato Hummus
This Roasted Sweet Potato Hummus is light, creamy and easy to make. Enjoy it as a dip with your favourite crackers or as a spread on toast!
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Carrot hummus recipes

Roasted Carrot Hummus – Veggies Don’t Bite
Easy to make but with a fancy feel, this roasted carrot hummus is the perfect transition treat as we move from summer to fall! The flavor is unreal!
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Roasted Carrot White Bean Hummus
Roasted Carrot White Bean Hummus – flavored with roasted carrots, toasted walnuts, and lots of spices and herbs. Perfect as a dip with crackers or as a spread on a sandwich. Delicious enough to serve at a party; easy enough to whip up anytime you crave a snack.
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Homemade Carrot and Broad Bean Hummus – Forkful of Plants
Homemade hummus is definitely the way to go. This garlicky carrot and broad bean version is a delicious take on the simple recipe!
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Quick Carrot Hummus
This festive and deliciously creamy vegan carrot hummus is healthy, easy to make, full of flavor, perfect for spreading or dipping!
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Roasted Carrot Hummus Recipe – A Creative Spin On Traditional Hummus
This Exotic Roasted Carrot Hummus Recipe is vegan-friendly and gluten-free. Spread it, use it as a dip or a condiment with any main meal or snack.
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Ideas for hummus using beans and legumes

black eyed pea hummus in a bowl

Black Eyed Pea Hummus is where the south meets traditional hummus with a twist in this delicious, slightly nutty flavored dip.

LIMA BEAN HUMMUS

Lima Bean Hummus is a smooth buttery dip that is perfect with crackers, bread, and vegetables or as a condiment on sandwiches.

boiled peanut hummus

Y’all are going to love this Boiled Peanut Hummus! A smooth, nutty flavor with a punch of lemon and garlic makes this a southern hummus boiled peanut recipe you will make again and again.

Edamame Hummus
Try a delicious, healthy, oil-free hummus made with edamame instead of chickpeas.
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Black Bean Hummus Bowls
Black Bean Hummus Bowls are made with a spicy black bean and roasted red pepper hummus, and topped off with a pile of fresh veggies and tortilla chips!
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Edamame Hummus – Six Hungry Feet – Recipes – Side Dish
A delicious and healthy snack or side dish that everyone will love. Chickpea free, this hummus is made from Edamame beans.
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Easy & Creamy White Bean Hummus
This white bean hummus uses cannellini beans for a perfectly creamy, garlicky, and lemony dip to eat — and feel good about.
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Hummus spice variation ideas

garlic hummus on a plate with tomatoes and herbs on top

This Best Garlic Hummus recipe is an easy homemade recipe that is delicious.

Secret Ingredient Greek Hummus – Veggies Don’t Bite
A light and airy whipped consistency with hints of lemon and Kalamata olives. This flavorful Greek hummus is the perfect appetizer or snack!
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Thai Peanut Hummus Recipe
This creamy Thai Peanut Hummus Recipe is loaded with spicy Thai seasonings, hints of cilantro and coconut all wrapped up with a nutty peanut flavor. It’s healthy, delicious, and great for dipping vegetables or pita chips.
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This creamy Thai Peanut Hummus Recipe is loaded with spicy Thai seasonings, hints of cilantro and coconut all wrapped up with a nutty peanut flavor. It’s healthy, delicious, and great for dipping vegetables or pita chips.
Miso Parsley Hummus Recipe Without Tahini
This tangy Miso Parsley Hummus Recipe without tahini or oil is light & flavorful. A tasty light snack or appetizer paired w/ crackers or fresh veggies.
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TURKISH TADKA HUMMUS
Turkish tadka hummus, how to make turkish hummus, rick stein’s hummus.
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The BEST Hummus Recipe with Lemon Basil – My Kitchen Love
Bright and fresh Lemon Basil Hummus for all your healthy snacking needs. Smooth, vibrant, and irresistible hummus recipe with notes of basil and lemon.
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Best Loaded Hummus Recipe
This loaded hummus recipe with all the fixings is perfect for any time of day. Enjoy a creamy hummus topped with veggies, nuts and a drizzle of olive oil.
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Everything Bagel Hummus
This recipe for Everything Bagel Hummus is easy to make and super creamy. You’ll never buy store-bought hummus again after making this recipe!
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Basil Pesto Hummus
So we had some friends over for dinner the other night, and I was trying to decide what to make. And the first thing that came to mind was the comments they had made about food
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CHAAT MASALA HUMMUS
This Chaat Masala Hummus is an Indian style hummus and is so much better than shop-bought! Tangy chaat masala takes this chickpea dip to new heights! Make your own hummus with easy to find ingredients and only in 3 minutes!
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Pizza flavored sun-dried tomato hummus
Sun-dried tomato hummus takes the spirit of pizza and adds it into everyone’s favorite dip. Add your preferred pizza toppings for a vegan & gluten-free optional appetizer.
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Avocado hummus

Avocado Hummus
This avocado hummus is so rich, super creamy, and absolutely delicious! A perfect snack to go with chips, crackers, and veggie sticks.
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Spicy & Creamy Avocado Hummus – Kathryn’s Kitchen
Add an extra healthy twist and spicy kick to your hummus! This spicy & creamy avocado hummus makes a perfect creamy snack or appetizer!
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Avocado & Pea Hummus
Quick, simple and full of flavour – the way every recipe should be! This avocado & pea hummus is simple a cracker and one you will make over and over!
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Creamy Avocado Hummus
This Avocado Hummus is creamy, tasty and easy to make. The perfect homemade gluten-free, vegan and healthy dip to enjoy any time.
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Beetroot hummus recipes

Beet Hummus Recipe
Bright and delicious Beet Hummus Recipe made with beets, chickpeas, tahini, lemon, and garlic. Enjoy with warm pita bread and fresh crunchy veggies!
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Beet Hummus Recipe
Beetroot Hummus – Six Hungry Feet – Side Dish – Vegan
A fresh and smooth side dish that everyone will love. Our Beetroot Hummus is the perfect dish to serve at your parties or barbeques.
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Beautiful Beet Hummus [V+GF] – This Healthy Kitchen
This beautiful beet hummus is a perfect appetizer with veggies & crackers OR a great burger topping! Its vibrant colour & delicious flavour cannot be beat!
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No Tahini Beet Hummus
This heart healthy tahini free Beet Hummus is creamy, garlicy, and naturally a gorgeous bright pink! With fresh, raw garlic, rosemary, and thyme, this hummus provides a ton of heart and gut healthy nutrients that your palate will love!
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Vegan hummus recipes

Loaded Hummus – Six Hungry Feet – Recipes – Vegan
A vegan and gluten-free side dish, appetizer or snack. Loaded Hummus is easy to make, delicious and loved by everyone.
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Buffalo hummus with vegan blue cheese
If there are two things that go over well at gatherings, it’s hummus or buffalo anything. I’m bringing those two tastes together in this buffalo hummus recipe with vegan blue cheese.
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Buffalo hummus with vegan blue cheese
Sweet Pumpkin Hummus [Vegan, Gluten-Free] – Watch Learn Eat
This Pumpkin Hummus mimics the flavors of one of fall’s most popular desserts, pumpkin pie, and is topped off with crunchy cinnamon-sugar toasted pecans.
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Beanless Broccoli Stem Hummus {Paleo, Vegan} — Tasting Page
Minimize your food waste with my beanless broccoli stem hummus. Your scraps can turn into a delicious, creamy vegan and paleo dip.
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Green Olive Hummus [Vegan, Tahini-Free, GF] – Watch Learn Eat
If you’re an olive fan, this green olive and pimento hummus will quickly become your new favorite dip. Perfect as a snack or party appetizer!
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Dessert hummus

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hummus
This creamy chocolate chip cookie dough hummus is like diving into a big bowl of raw cookie dough but this is packed with nutrition!
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Pumpkin Hummus
Hummus dip with an Autumn twist! Pumpkin hummus will quickly become your new favourite autumn dip. It’s also very easy and quick to make.
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Snickerdoodle Hummus
Insanely delicious Dessert Hummus that’s full of the cinnamon & cookie dough flavour of Snickerdoodles. Perfect for dipping with cookies, fruit or pretzels!
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The best cacao raspberry dessert hummus recipe ~ Cook Eat Live Love
Cacao + raspberry make a perfect dessert hummus recipe. Make a batch in less than 10 minutes and serve for a snack, breakfast or dessert.
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Hummus
Chocolate peanut butter hummus is a wholesome treat that tastes decadent and indulgent, it’s the perfect healthy snack! This hummus is free of refined sugar, gluten, and dairy.
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How to serve hummus

Hummus is traditionally served with pita chips or bread. Get creative and try some new ways to serve hummus.

  • This soft, chewy Whole Wheat Naan Recipe makes a healthy, authentic old-world bread perfect for dipping or stuffing to make a sandwich.
  • Pimento Cheese Crackers recipe is easy to make with only 4 simple ingredients. These homemade crackers are perfect for serving as an appetizer or enjoying as a savory snack.
  • Use as a spread on sandwich bread like Vegan Beer Bread.
  • Use chopped veggies as a scoop like celery, carrots, broccoli, or cauliflower.
  • Try it on kinds of pasta and tossed on salads.
  • If you have a sweet hummus, serve with fruit slices.

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