Spread the News: It’s International Hummus Day

May 13th marks International Hummus Day, so whip up your favorite variety, grab some friends, and celebrate!

May 7, 2019

All About Hummus

Hummus has gone from being an exotic treat to a staple snack across America and many other parts of the world. With so may people enjoying it, nearly endless varieties can be found using ingredients found far from hummus’s origins. Find one to fit your taste buds below!

Classic Homemade Hummus

Simple Hummus

Panning the Globe

This quick recipe blends chickpeas, tahini, lemon, and garlic into the classic version of hummus that got so many of us hooked in the first place. Top it with some smoked paprika and parsley, then serve along side raw veggies and pita bread for an easy treat.

A Colorful Twist

Beet Hummus


Up your flavor and presentation game with the addition of roasted beets to an otherwise classic hummus recipe. Their earthiness gives the hummus a more nuanced taste, while the magenta color really pops! This is a great one to impress your friends.

Combining Two Party Faves

Guacamole Hummus

The Fit Mediterranean

Another colorful addition to this collection mixes hummus with guacamole. It’s great for those days when you can’t decide on the perfect dip. Swap tahini out for avocado, add some roasted cumin, and you have a tasty and eye-pleasing blend that begs for tortilla chips.

A Punch of Cilantro

Creamy Cilantro Hummus

Simple. Tasty. Good.

The hummus here takes a mostly-classic recipe, adds a bit of sesame oil, and a handful of fresh cilantro. The addition of herbs keeps the result light and fresh, but infuses it with color and flavor. And it’s a cinch to throw together in no time!

A Smoky Alternative

Smoky Chipotle Hummus

StreetSmart Kitchen

Smoke and spice mark the flavor profile of this particular hummus. The addition of Adobo sauce and a single chipotle pepper make it unique among the varieties in this collection, really showing how hummus allows two cuisines to mesh so well.

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