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Hummus Variations

HummusAs good as “regular” hummus is (made with chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, and tahini), other additions can make it even better. Here are over a dozen easy hummus variations to help you spice up your favorite hummus recipe – for most of them, you just need to add the additional ingredient(s), purée, and serve.
 

Artichoke Hummus

  • Add 1 c steamed artichoke hearts
     

Bean Hummus

  • Instead of chickpeas, try using another kind of beans, like black beans or fava beans
     

Beet Hummus

  • Add 1 pound cooked beets
     

Curried Hummus

  • Add 1 T curry powder
     

Garlic Hummus

  • Double or even triple the amount of garlic
     

Green Onion Hummus

  • Add 3-4 green onions
     

Mexican Hummus

  • Add ¾ c fresh cilantro
  • Add 2 jalapeños, seeded
  • Replace lemon juice with lime juice
     

Olive Hummus

  • Add ½ c black or green olives
     

Pesto Hummus

  • Add 1 c packed fresh basil leaves
     

Red Pepper Hummus

  • Add two roasted red peppers
     

Roasted Garlic Hummus

  • Sauté the minced garlic in a bit of oil before adding to hummus
     

Spinach Hummus

  • Add ½ c fresh spinach
     

Spinach & Feta Hummus

  • Add ½ c fresh spinach
  • Add 2-3 ounces feta cheese
     

Squash Hummus

  • Steam or roast 2 c squash, then purée and use in place of chickpeas (adapted from Local Bounty cookbook)
     

Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus

  • Add 2-3 oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
     

Hummus with truffle oilTruffled Hummus

  • You could just add some truffle oil, but some other changes to the basic recipe make it even better: truffled hummus
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