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20 Ways To Make Better Hummus

It's the greatest culinary gift from the Middle East.
05/06/2013 09:14am ET | Updated December 6, 2017

Hummus just might be the greatest culinary gift from the Middle East. It's creamy and smooth, and can easily be used to top just about everything. But what we like most about hummus is that it tastes just as rich as ranch dressing, but it's so much better for you -- healthy even. It's no wonder that America has become obsessed with this chickpea spread.

As much as we like hummus in its original recipe, sometimes -- just sometimes -- we get a little tired of it. That's why we searched and gathered 20 different ways to make this dip -- so you never have to go a day without it. Some of the hummus recipes below play it fairly straight and then others go bold with the use of beets or edamame. Our advice to you: try them all.

1
Everything White Bean Hummus
How Sweet It Is
Get the Everything White Bean Hummus recipe from How Sweet It Is
2
Hard Squash Hummus
Modern Farmer
Get the Hard Squash Hummus recipe from Modern Farmer
3
Sweet Pea Hummus
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Sweet Pea Hummus recipe from Gena Hamshaw via Food52
4
Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi's Basic Hummus
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi's Basic Hummus recipe from Genius Recipe via Food52
5
Sweet Corn + Jalapeno Hummus
How Sweet It Is
Get the Sweet Corn + Jalapeno Hummus recipe from How Sweet It Is
6
Black Bean Hummus
A Beautiful Mess
Get the Black Bean Hummus recipe from A Beautiful Mess
7
Beet Hummus
Simply Recipes
Get the Beet Hummus recipe from Simply Recipes
8
Jalapeño Honey Hummus
How Sweet It Is
Get the Jalapeño Honey Hummus recipe from How Sweet It Is
9
Edamame Dip
Simply Recipes
Get the Edamame Dip recipe from Simply Recipes
10
Smoky Carrot Hummus
Angela Brown/Food52
Get the Smoky Carrot Hummus recipe from Angela Brown via Food52
11
Basil Hummus
Simply Recipes
Get the Basil Hummus recipe from Simply Recipes
12
Healthy Hummus
Steamy Kitchen
Get the Healthy Hummus recipe from Steamy Kitchen
13
Cilantro Lime White Bean Hummus
How Sweet It Is
Get the Cilantro Lime White Bean Hummus recipe from How Sweet It Is
14
Spring Pea Hummus
Simply Recipes
Get the Spring Pea Hummus recipe from Simply Recipes
15
Smoky Hummus
Steamy Kitchen
Get the Smoky Hummus recipe from Steamy Kitchen
16
Pesto Hummus
What Jew Wanna Eat
Get the Pesto Hummus recipe from What Jew Wanna Eat via Food52
17
Crispy Rosemary Hummus
A Spicy Perspective
Get the Crispy Rosemary Hummus recipe from A Spicy Perspective
18
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
A Spicy Perspective
Get the Roasted Red Pepper Hummus recipe from A Spicy Perspective
19
Celery Root Hummus
aliyaleekong
Get the Celery Root Hummus recipe from aliyaleekong via Food52
20
Roasted Horseradish Hummus
Table9
Get the Roasted Horseradish Hummus recipe from Table9 via Food52

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