I don’t know about you, but I love a good hummus. It is such a good snack with veggies or chips, or as a spread for sandwiches. I have made many varieties of hummus with different bases and flavors, so try some of my best hummus recipes found below.

Before we get started, check out some information on chickpeas:

Are Chickpeas Good For You?

Commonly referred to as chickpeas, garbanzo beans come from a legume family. They have gained a lot of popularity in recent years as the main ingredient in hummus, a delicious Middle Eastern dip made by blending cooked chickpeas with Tahini, olive oil, and lemon juice. Are Garbanzo Beans Good for You?

But with or without hummus, garbanzo beans offer various important benefits to your health, thus making it a healthy choice to incorporate into your diet.

How to Cook Chickpeas?

You have probably heard of chickpeas, or at least seen them in your kitchen or food. Chickpeas are a favorite staple in my kitchen. Today you will learn how to cook chickpeas!

It’s easy to cook chickpeas by yourself and maintain the texture that you prefer. Here, I am sharing some of my favorite methods to cook chickpeas. This way, you can experiment and find which method you love the most.

We will discuss cooking chickpeas in a crockpot or slow cooker, pressure cooker (Instant Pot), and stove.

All the methods work perfectly fine. However, you may find one of them is best for you, or you may switch methods depending on your day.

Homemade Hummus Recipes

Hummus has quickly become very easy to find in any grocery store, but nothing beats the fresh taste of homemade hummus. Most hummus is made with chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans), but I also have some varieties made with other legumes. In recipes using chickpeas, you can also switch them for white, pinto, or black beans.

Homemade Hummus

Want to learn how to make perfect homemade hummus like a pro? In this recipe article, you will know all the tips and tricks to make creamy and delicious homemade hummus. 

Hummus is especially very tasty, lusciously creamy, soft, and light. It is fast and easy to make with a handful of fresh ingredients like chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, salt, lemon juice, and garlic. You can make them easily with a food processor or high-power blender, which will make them super smooth and creamy.  

I have made the basic hummus recipe in this article that my family and I enjoyed for years. It is great to have this as a side dish along with any main dish or appetizer. This hummus recipe is very simple and easy to make at home, and you can make it tastier by throwing in all the spices. Depending on a person’s preference and daily diet, hummus can be a good thing to add to a healthy diet. 

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted red pepper hummus is delicious, smoky, rich, creamy, and utterly tasteful. It is a vegan savory dish that can be used as a dip, sauce, or spread. The best part is that this hummus recipe is very healthy. It is high in protein, vitamins, and minerals.

It is made with roasted red bell pepper, chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and a unique middle eastern spice sumac. This recipe is different from the traditional hummus recipe and is more flavorsome. Try this recipe, and I am sure you will love it!

Black Bean Hummus

Black bean hummus is a flavorful alternative to traditional chickpeas hummus. Black bean blends well with cumin, tahini, cilantro, lemon, and cayenne pepper for a spicy kick. Ditch the store-bought hummus and make this delicious hummus in 5 minutes. herbs blended until smooth and creamy, Black bean hummus is oil-free, vegan, gluten-free, and delicious!

I know traditionally hummus is made from chickpeas but I wanted to try another bean, don’t get me wrong, I love chickpeas! I decided to substitute the chickpeas for black beans and the result was so amazing, I had to share it with you, once you make this black bean hummus, you will never look back!

Roasted Fennel Hummus

A unique hummus recipe using roasted fennel, surprise your guests this holiday with this tasty hummus recipe!

Roasted Fennel Hummus is my new favorite hummus recipe. I’m not exaggerating but I make hummus at least 4 times a week. That’s how much we love hummus in our home, it’s our go-to spread or dip. I have used it in wraps, pizza, stews, sandwiches, pasta, bagel etc. It is not only easy to prepare but the flavors are limitless.

Pumpkin Pie Hummus

Pumpkin Pie Hummus combines pumpkin puree, vanilla, and fall spices, to create a comfortable fall vibe. It is easy to make and is the most delicious and healthier sweet spread for dipping cookies, graham, apple, or crackers into it for the perfect snack.

FALL IS NEARING! It’s unquestionably my favorite season! It’s almost time to bring out the sweaters and blankets! It’s also a great time of the year to experiment with new projects and recipes.

The idea of making pumpkin pie hummus was floating around in my head, so I decided to give it a try. That was a smart move on my part because it turned out a delicious and healthy dessert. So now, I’m excited to share this unique Hummus recipe with you.

Beet Hummus

Whenever you make this Easy Homemade Beet Hummus Recipe you will fall in love with this creamy pink texture! To make this recipe, I have used some basic ingredients, which are packed with lots of flavors and have a soft and fluffy texture. 

You can try this recipe as a holiday dish besides the main course. Also, it is packed with lots of nutritional elements like fiber, vitamins, and minerals. 

We all love traditional hummus recipes, but why not mix it up for a little bit of flavor change? Beetroots can be tricky as there are raw beets that taste dirt-like which will overpower any dishes. 

I especially loved this dish because the beet hummus recipe balances all the ingredients and spices. You can enjoy the beet hummus without getting any strong earthy flavor. 

Butter Bean Lemon Hummus

Learn how to make this creamy Butter Bean Lemon Hummus is so addictive and it only has 7 ingredients. It is so easy to prepare and tastes better than store-bought. 

For the hummus, I added a whole lemon including the zest, and also added a clove of garlic after the fact. The taste was so addictive.

I’m a huge lover of storebought lemon hummus, I decided to make my own because I knew it would taste far better. I was so right, I couldn’t stop eating it, I enjoyed it with my veggie burger, lettuce, tomato, and red onion. It can also be served as a dip, sandwich spread, or tossed with pasta. 

Black-Eyed Peas Hummus

A southern twist on classic hummus, black-eyed pea hummus is delicious, thick, creamy, and easy to make, and it’s great for dipping crackers, vegetables, bread, chips, and more.

I’ll bet you have had regular hummus made with chickpeas or garbanzo and tahini, a sesame seeds paste. However, you may be unfamiliar with this delicious, flavorful, and nutritious black-eyed pea hummus. It is made with everyday grocery store ingredients, but it is simple and easy to prepare — ideal for both professional chefs with busy schedules and people who don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen.

Zucchini Hummus

What a great way to enjoy a bean free hummus, easy to digest and just as authentic tasting as a chickpea hummus. Preparing your own home-cooked meals is one of the best thing you could do for you and your loved ones. 

In terms of value and nutrition, you save money to eat at home. You can save on cost by buying foods in bulk. You get to control each ingredient in the meal you prepare. 

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