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If you are looking for a healthy dip to serve to friends or family, look no further than a wholesome bowl of hummus!

Simple ingredients that are easy to combine and allow for so many wonderful variations. Traditionally a middle-eastern combination of chickpeas, garlic, tahini, and oil, hummus has become a wonderful way to express your personality and favourite flavours. Are you spicy,  traditional, smooth, mysterious, fresh, or vibrant?

Check out our top picks for hummus style dips that are as beautiful as they are delicious!

7 delicious hummus variations


Are you kidding?! This hummus from sofreshnsogreeeeen hits all the fall notes! You are 5 minutes, 6 ingredients + 1 food processor away from a perfect snack for fall or winter! Pumpkin is not just for sweets and pies... here it also is a sneaky way to get picky kiddos to eat their veggies.

We can't get over this purple cauliflower and roasted Garlic hummus from homemadeishappinezz ! The colour is subtle but stunning! We agree that hummus is the best thing that has happened to chickpeas.

Good luck making this hummus last more than a day, we know you will want to eat it all!  thekitchengirl amazed us with this brilliant & easy recipe for roasted red pepper hummus made from scratch. The chickpeas are made in the instant pot so no soaking is needed! Game changer!!!

Look at this colour!!! Tired of chickpeas or just not a fan? Try this Creamy Green Pea Dip w/ Lemon, Dill & Aleppo Pepper from legallyplantbased. If you can't find Aleppo pepper, you can substitute a mixture of Hungarian sweet paprika and a bit of cayenne pepper.

We find it impossible not to smile when we see our own gorgeous beetroot & white bean hummus! Try it on flatbread topped with avocado for a stunning and satisfying lunch or snack. 


Wow! We just want to dive right into this one! Meandthemoose takes the super smooth hummus from smittenkitchen and kicks up a notch with turmeric, paprika, and a whole mess of roasted garlic & olive oil.

Classic doesn't need to be plain or boring! We agree with pattkla that chickpeas and spices make hummus a perfect dip for any occasion or any day. 

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