Sometimes, crackers and crudites need a little something extra to take them to the next level. Even a regular sandwich can become an especially delicious meal with a spoonful of something special. Hummus is yummus, and there are so many different kinds out there, you don’t have to limit yourself to just chickpeas and tahini as bases. Using the Food Monster App, we found 15 ideas that make a beautiful array of rainbow hummus recipes. Dip in!
Source: Beet and Walnut Dip
Source: Low-Fat Sweet Potato Hummus
Move over traditional hummus, make way for Lemon Beet Hummus With Poached Pistachios! Jackie Newgent‘s twist on the dip uses white beans to allow all flavors to shine through. Pair with sliced cucumbers, jicama, or whole-grain pita chips. Enjoy as a sandwich condiment, too.
Hannah Sunderani‘s Pink Pizza With Beet Hummus and Cauliflower Crust is topped with sliced avocado and arugula. Then, it’s sprinkled with chia, salt flakes, sesame seeds, and coconut shavings. The combination is cosmic! The flavors are so creamy with the pink hummus with avocado pair, and the peppery arugula that gives a little crunch on top. It’s a match made in pink heaven.
We are huge fans of dip here and this creamy Eggplant Hummus by Parsley Vegan is definitely at the top of our list of favorites, as a bonus, the turmeric crackers and the tomato-cilantro crackers that go with it are out of this world. This recipe is perfect to throw together before having a party.
Source: Roasted Vegetable Rainbow Hummus
We’ve all been seeing rainbow desserts popping everywhere this spring, but how about a savory dish with all the colors of the rainbow? Meet this Roasted Vegetable Rainbow Hummus by Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez. Not only does this creamy hummus contain all the colors of the rainbow, but this recipe also gives you six different flavors of hummus and each one is more delicious than the last. From a smoky purple chipotle to the yellow turmeric hummus, these dips are guaranteed to impress whoever tastes (or sees) them.
Source: Fala Jala Hummus
Annie McGee‘s Fala Jala Hummus dish takes all of your favorite flavors from falafel (hence the fala) and adds in the fiery spice of jalapeños (hence the jala) to make a hummus that is incredibly delicious and beautiful to boot. Plus, this recipe is easy to make and will go over great at any event you decide to set it out at. But be forewarned – It’s spicy.
Source: Kimchi Hummus
Anarki Tjon Affo‘s Kimchi Hummus is a very simple recipe that’s worth a try, especially if you’re a kimchi lover! In case you’re not familiar with it, kimchi is an awesome Korean food staple made from fermenting cabbage. The tangy flavor of kimchi coupled with the creaminess of chickpeas makes an amazing dip you will find yourself using for all sorts of things from perking up sandwiches to dipping veggies and chips.
Source: Detox Parsley Hummus
You really can never have enough hummus recipes. Whether it’s plain, roasted red pepper, black bean, or roasted pine nuts, chances are it’s going to taste great with raw veggies or slathered on a piece of toast. In Jesse Jane Lee‘s Detox Parsley Hummus, parsley is the main ingredient and gives this zesty hummus a bright green color. Enjoy this hummus when you need a refreshing and detoxifying snack!
Source: Sweet Pea Hummus
While at first glance this dip looks like guacamole, don’t be fooled! It’s a deliciously, creamy Sweet Pea Hummus by Maria and Alyssa Tosoni! Made with sweet peas, tahini, lime, chickpeas, and plenty of garlic, it’s brimming with flavor and nutrition. Whether you dip it in some veggies, put it on a brown rice cake, or use it as a spread for a veggie-loaded sandwich, this hummus is a great staple.
Source: Black Bean Jalapeño Hummus
This super-easy spicy Black Bean Jalapeño Hummus by Amy Lyons is so easy to make! It’s great for dipping fresh veggies for an afternoon snack, as a sandwich spread for as part of your lunch, or you can serve it with chips at your next party! If you’re looking to jazz up the presentation, garnish it with sliced green onions and dried fruit.
Source: Hummus With Red Peppers
When your stomach is demanding a quick and light food item, red pepper hummus may be the first thing that will come to your mind. This Hummus With Red Peppers by Teresa Jens is one of the easiest and fastest dishes that you can prepare. Remember, every dish can be made more interesting than the next with some extra flavoring and a little bit of thinking out of the box. First, collect the following things you need to support the preparation of the dish.
Source: Roasted Garlic Hummus
Karielyn Tillman‘s recipe is a perfect marriage between a traditional dipping oil that is served with bread at an Italian restaurant and classic hummus. This Rosemary With Roasted Garlic Hummus is just delightful.
Source: Low Fat Pizza Hummus
Pizza and hummus become best buds in Brandi Doming‘s incredibly delicious, bold-flavored Low Fat Pizza Hummus. This stuff is amazing with a spoon, on chips, on toast, or any other way you can think of. It is not only oil-free, making it healthier than most hummus recipes out there, it is wonderfully creamy and addictive.
Source: Edamame Pistachio Hummus
Add pistachios and edamame into the mix with this recipe. It’s pure yumminess! Eat this Edamame Pistachio Hummus with crackers, chips, or veggies, or use it as a spread on sandwiches or veggie burgers.
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