Hummus makes a great vegan and gluten-free addition to any snack, meal or party. Chickpeas, the main ingredient in hummus, are packed with protein and fiber. With a food processor and a few additional ingredients, you can quickly whip up a nutritious hummus, which has many health benefits.
Enjoy an easy, basic hummus recipe, like Jamie Oliver’s, or make flavorful and colorful hummus for holiday celebrations. By using healthy real ingredients, like vegetables, you can make hummus in vibrant colors, without any artificial food dyes. Adding beets to hummus makes a lovely bright pink hummus that is perfect for Valentine’s Day. How about a green hummus for St. Patrick’s Day or a pumpkin hummus for fall holidays? Whichever recipe you choose, it is sure to be a healthy hit!
Jamie Oliver’s Best Basic Hummus Recipe – This basic recipe with only six ingredients can be used as a base for your own flavorful, colorful creations.
Beet Hummus – The vibrant color is perfect for Valentine’s Day.
Spinach Artichoke Hummus with Rainbow Veggies – This fun and creative snack will get your kids eating tons of veggies on St. Patrick’s Day.
Pistachio Pesto Hummus Spread – This green hummus recipe by Jackie Newgent, RDN, can be made in a blender and used as a healthy spread instead of mayo.
Pumpkin Hummus – The addition of pumpkin puree results in an orange hummus for Halloween or Thanksgiving.