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.

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.

Fresh Pea Hummus

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


Rating: 3.18 stars
Also called garbanzo beans, chickpeas are firm and chewy, with a nutty, slightly sweet flavor. They are widely used in Italian, Latin American, and Middle Eastern cooking. If you've tried hummus, you've had chickpeas.

Lemony White-Bean Hummus

Serve this hummus with raw carrots and sugar snap peas -- or whatever delicious crudites you prefer.

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.

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.

Inspiration and Ideas

Lemon, Sesame, and Garlic Hummus

Serve this hummus with rice crackers or fresh veggie slices for a healthy snack. For a light lunch, stuff in pita bread with baby spinach leaves. For a zesty, enticing dip, puree guacamole into the mixture.

Edamame Hummus

Rating: 2.88 stars

Subbing edamame for the usual chickpeas transforms this into a dip that's unexpected.