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33 Easy & Unexpected Hummus Recipes (That Go Beyond Just Dip)

If there were a yearbook superlative for “most versatile food,” chickpeas would garner the nomination, hands down. The beige beans are the most widely consumed legume in the world. We consider them a staple for their high protein content, soft, nutty flavor and ability to upgrade every chip and carrot stick in our favorite form of all: hummus.

But did you know you can also make tacos with the creamy spread? Or use it on chicken skewers? And who better to lead the charge than Sabra, our grocery-store go-to. Here, 30+ easy and unexpected hummus recipes (that go way beyond just dip).

Psst, don't be afraid to swap ingredients for what's available to you right now. Experimenting is half the fun.

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Creative Ways To Use Hummus

From tacos and skewers to bibimbap

Hummus Bibimbap

The usual components of bibimbap (crispy rice, sautéed veggies, a fried egg) get a delicious upgrade by way of Sabra Hummus kimchi sauce that gets drizzled on top.

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Hummus Sushi

Pick your favorite flavor of Sabra Hummus, your veggies of choice to match, and enlist a sushi roller. That's it—you've made it to sushi hummus heaven.

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Photo: Mike Gripping/Styling: Caroline Lange

Lemony Couscous Salad with Hummus Dressing

Switch out your tired lettuce and tomatoes for this mix of roasted cauliflower, raisins, toasted pine nuts and sautéed shallots, all topped with a creamy Sabra Hummus dressing.

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Photo: Mike Gripping/Styling: Caroline Lange

Rajas con Hummus Tacos

Broiled poblano peppers are wrapped in warm tortillas with sautéed onions, Sabra Hummus and a dollop of labneh, if that’s your thing.

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Photo: Mike Gripping/Styling: Caroline Lange

Fresh Corn Hummus Hushpuppies

No matter where you’re from, you can’t go wrong with these fried corn, scallion and Sabra Hummus fritters that take only 25 minutes to prep and cook.

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Photo: Mike Gripping/Styling: Caroline Lange

Hummus and Spiced Lamb Sambusas

Flaky and perfectly spiced, lamb sambusas with Sabra Hummus are a no-fuss appetizer that only look difficult to make.

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Photo: Mike Gripping/Styling: Caroline Lange

Chicken Satay Skewers with Coconut-Hummus Sauce

Instead of using peanuts, these flavor-packed skewers are served with a side of a sweet-spicy coconut and Sabra Hummus sauce.

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Falafel Waffle

Falafels in waffle form? Yes, please. Served with Sabra Hummus, cherry tomatoes and labneh, this recipe can be made for both a savory breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Katie Wayne

Hummus Grilled Cheese

Adding hummus to grilled cheese is definitely unexpected, but Sabra's Roasted Garlic Hummus gives this sandwich a nice bite.

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Katie Wayne

Pierogi-ish Hummus Dip

Update your Sabra Hummus dip with a recipe that harkens to the taste of a warm, fresh-out-of-the-oven pierogi.

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Katie Wayne

Hummus and Cheese Spirals

Fluffy pizza dough filled with savory Sabra Roasted Pine Nut Hummus. Eat them on their own or pair with soups and salads.

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Katie Wayne

Garlic and Chive Puff-Pastry Straws

Filled with savory Sabra Roasted Garlic Hummus, these pastry straws are the perfect snack. Make sure to bake them in bulk, because they’ll be gone in a flash.

Katie Wayne

Savory Palmiers

For a twist on the classic French palmier, try this savory version with just three-ingredients: Sabra Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, parmesan cheese and pastry dough.

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Easy Hummus Recipes

Prepped and ready in 15 minutes or less

Hummus Bruschetta

Easy but with hint of celebration, these are as simple as toasting a baguette, spreading Sabra Hummus, and whipping up a cherry tomato and garlic topping. Buon appetito!

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Emily Morgan

Easy Homemade Hummus with Za’atar Pita Chips

Time on your hands? Impress guests with homemade chips and creamy chickpea hummus.

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Hummus Rice Cake

This three-ingredient recipe makes for a quick breakfast or an easy midday snack: Grab a rice cake, top with Sabra Hummus and add sliced cherry tomatoes.

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Spicy Hummus Nachos

First, scoop some Sabra Supremely Spicy Hummus on top of tortilla chips. Then, add tomatoes, cheese, jalapeños and whatever else you please. Pop in the oven and bake until the cheese is melty.

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Hummus Pizza

Here's how it's done: 1. Grill a flatbread or pizza dough until marked; 2. Spread on Sabra Hummus (we suggest Roasted Garlic) and then swirl in tomato sauce; 3. Add your favorite toppings (we like mozzarella cheese, veggies and herbs); 4. Bake until the cheese is bubbling.

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Hummus Pasta Salad

Cook a batch of penne pasta and let it cool. Mix the noodles with olives, sun-dried tomatoes, cucumber, broccoli, and a generous dollop of Sabra Classic Hummus.

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Hummus Toast

Toast a piece of bread to perfection, spread on some Sabra Hummus, then top with avocado slices and a soft-boiled egg. Breakfast is served, ya'll.

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Pistachio Honey Toast

Replace traditional ricotta cheese with Sabra Classic Hummus for easy pistachios honey toasts that make the perfect snack.

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Katie Wayne

Roasted Carrots on Pine Nut Hummus

Easily elevate any meal with this simple side dish of roasted carrots on top of a bed of Sabra Roasted Pine Nut Hummus.

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Katie Wayne

Shallot and Thyme Tartlets

Take your lunch to the next level. All you need is Sabra Roasted Garlic Hummus, puff pastry, shallots, fresh thyme and olive oil.

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Katie Wayne

Spicy Hummus Chicken Salad

Classic chicken salad is usually made with mayonnaise, but this easy recipe swaps the mayo for Sabra Supremely Spicy Hummus for a delicious kick.

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Katie Wayne

Roasted Vegetable Tartines

This easy open-faced sandwich is topped with roasted veggies, Sabra Hummus and a drizzle of olive oil. Simply top it off with a sprinkle of flaky sea salt.

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Katie Wayne

Spicy Hummus and Mozzarella Stuffed Buns

Warm mozzarella mixed with spicy Sabra Hummus, all nestled inside a sweet, toasted bun.

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What Goes With Hummus?

Cheese crackers, carrots and crudité, oh my!

Spring Crudités with Romesco Sauce

Assemble the veggies on a platter and sub in a store-bought hummus from Sabra for an easy starter that’s ready to wow.

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Erin McDowell

Homemade Cheese Crackers

Bonus: You probably have all seven ingredients in your kitchen already.

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Simple Hummus Roll-Ups

All this recipe requires of you is to layer cheese and deli meat, roll it up, and pop the lid on your favorite Sabra Hummus flavor.

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Aran Goyoaga

Roasted Winter Vegetable Platter

Use any roasted veggies you like—just don't skip the cumin seasoning (um, yum).

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Katie Wayne

Spicy Pickled Vegetable Plate

Put together your own blend of homemade pickled veggies and enjoy them with a side of Sabra Hummus.

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Katie Wayne

Cilantro Mint Chutney Swirled Hummus

Only have Sabra Hummus in your fridge and looking for a way to jazz it up? Look no further than this cilantro mint hummus dip.

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Katie Wayne

Garlicky Cauliflower Hummus

Garlic-roasted cauliflower is served on top of Sabra Roasted Garlic Hummus to make one epic side dish, or with pita bread as a snack.


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