Hummus Recipes

Our hummus recipes include classics (with and without tahini) as well as modern twists on this popular dip. Try our colorful and healthy versions with avocado, beets, peas, lentils and more.

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Roasted Beet Hummus

Rating: 3 stars
Get out the crudites and be prepared for a tasty surprise with this variation on classic hummus.

Spiced-Up Hummus

Rating: 3.72 stars
Chickpeas are full of fiber. Toasted whole-grain pita is great for scooping up hummus.

Traditional Hummus

Rating: 3.63 stars
This traditional Middle Eastern dish that makes use of chickpeas can be served as a dip with vegetables and crackers or used as a spread on sandwiches.

Hummus Without Tahini

Greek yogurt imparts a silky texture to this hummus without tahini.

Perfectly Balanced Hummus

Rating: 3.18 stars
Few dishes are as versatile as hummus—the creamy chickpea-and-tahini purée makes a great dip for crackers and crudité, a flavorful spread on a pita sandwich, or a plush landing pad for herbs, vegetables, and even meat. This recipe is from Brooklyn-based chef Einat Admony and is featured in her cookbook, Shuk ($27.54,

Red-Lentil Hummus

Rating: 2.95 stars
Hummus is traditionally made from chickpeas. This version is just as tasty, and because lentils have more fiber and protein, it's even healthier.

Guacamole Hummus

Rating: 3.73 stars
Can't decide between hummus and guacamole? This recipe, courtesy of Catherine Teniente from San Antonio, Texas, allows you to have it both ways in this bright, creamy dip.

Roasted-Garlic Hummus

Rating: 3.27 stars
Tangy hummus is perfect for parties or as a quick and healthful snack when served with a colorful array of fresh vegetables. Roasted garlic, fruity olive oil, and sesame tahini enliven the flavor.

Sweet Potato Hummus

Sweet potatoes' orange glow gives away their beta-carotene content. By serving this dip with whole-wheat pita and raw vegetables such as red peppers and broccoli, you also get selenium, vitamin C, and sulforaphane.

Hummus Dip

Rating: 3.23 stars
Serve this creamy dip with our Sesame Crunch Sticks.

Fresh Pea Hummus

Mash these peas up for a nice spread to have with pita or crudites.

Inspiration and Ideas

Beet-and-Tahini Dip
We replaced chickpeas with beets in this colorful take on hummus -- they deliver a lighter dip with a similarly smooth texture.
Herbed Hummus
Rating: Unrated
Jazz up store-bought hummus with a combination of fresh herbs that add bright flavor and color to this dip.

Mashed Avocado with Hummus

Rating: 4.9 stars

This protein-packed guacamole makes a killer spread for quesadillas and sandwiches.