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10 Awesomely Easy Hummus Recipes

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10 Awesomely Easy Hummus Recipes

You know what will make your lunch or snack even better? Hummus. Hummus is a thick blend of chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and garlic. Originating from the Middle East, hummus is low in calories and high in protein, and it makes a perfect dip or spread. Tasty and healthy? Yes please! Try these 10 easy hummus recipes:

1. Easy Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 1 can garbanzo beans, drained, liquid reserved
  • 2 ounces fresh jalapeño peppers, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 cloves minced garlic

Place all items in a food processor or blender and simply blend until smooth. Enjoy with your choice of bread or crackers. (Courtesy of Allrecipes.com)

2. Black Bean Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 can black beans
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 10 Greek olives

Mince the garlic in a bowl or food processor. Add the rest of the ingredients and process until smooth. You can add additional seasoning and liquid to taste. (Courtesy of Allrecipes.com)

3. Soybean Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup frozen, shelled edamame (green soybeans)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 6 (6-inch) pitas, cut into 8 wedges

Add soybeans and water to a small saucepan, then bring to boil. Reduce heat and let simmer for 10 minutes. Combine the rest of the ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.(Courtesy of myrecipes.com)

4. Red Pepper Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 (19-ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 1 garlic clove, quartered

Cut bell peppers in half and discard the seeds. Place the halves skin side up on a foil baking sheet. Broil for 10 minutes or until blackened. Place in a zip-top plastic bag, seal, then let stand for 10 minutes. Process the remaining ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth.(Courtesy of myrecipes.com)

5. Hummus with Tahini

Ingredients:

  • One 15-ounce can of chickpeas, drained, 1 tablespoon of the liquid reserved
  • 1 small garlic clove, smashed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Pinch of sweet smoked paprika
  • Kosher salt
  • Pita chips or crudités, for serving

Place the chickpeas, liquid, garlic, lemon juice and tahini in a processor or blender and blend until chunky. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and paprika. Blend until smooth. Top hummus with salt and a few drops of olive oil, and serve with bread or pita chips.(Courtesy of foodandwine.com)

6. Hot and Light Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 3/4-cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 can drained and rinsed chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp limejuice
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch paprika

Mix ingredients in a processor or blender until smooth. Enjoy.(Courtesy of damyhealth.com)

7. Lime Chipotle Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp chipotle spice
  • 2 tbsp lime Juice

Mix all ingredients in a processor or blender and blend until smooth. Top with a squeeze of lime and a sprinkle of chipotle spice.(Courtesy of damyhealth.com)

8. Peanut Butter Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 1 can chickpeas (15 to 19 oz)
  • 1/3 cup warm water
  • 4 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon or lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Combine all ingredients and mix in a processor or blender until smooth. If it’s too thick, add a tablespoon of warm water.(Courtesy of mideastfood.about.com)

9. Zucchini Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 16 oz can of chickpeas or garbanzo beans
  • 1/4 cup liquid from can of chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup fresh zucchini, chopped
  • 3 to 5 tablespoons lemon juice (depending on taste)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Drain chickpeas and discard the liquid from the can. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a blender or food processor. Add the chickpeas and blend for 3 to 5 minutes on low until smooth.(Courtesy of mideastfood.about.com)

10. Cranberry Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 15-ounce can chickpeas
  • 1 cup (or half 16oz can) cranberry sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Combine all ingredients in a blender or processor except for the cranberries. Blend until creamy. Add the cranberries and blend until smooth.(Courtesy of mideastfood.about.com)

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