Lemon Ginger Hummus Recipe

Lemon Ginger Hummus Recipe

With so many hummus variations the Lemon Ginger Hummus Recipe is a good one try. If you are looking for a unique and healthy dip, this lemon ginger hummus recipe has many health benefits. A little on the unusual side, this dip has a zing you won’t soon forget.

What about Hummus

Hummus tends to be high in salt and fat but doing a lighter version can also be enhanced in many ways – a dip for veggies, on sandwich, on pizza and a great addition to a cooked pasta dish. Hummus basically makes everything more delicious. So let’s get started with this unique hummus recipe!

lemon ginger hummus recipe

 

Ingredients:

1 19-oz can chickpeas (reserve liquid)
1/4 cup liquid from the can
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 medium clove garlic
1/4 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and minced

Method:

  1. Rinse and drain the chickpeas.
  2. Put chickpeas along with all the ingredients in the food processor.
  3. Pulse until smooth.
  4. Transfer it to a bowl.

Super easy and quick to prepare right? Be sure to serve your lemon ginger hummus with veggies, pita wedges or crackers.

Lemon-Ginger-Hummus recipe

Avocado Hummus Recipe

Avocado Hummus Recipe

An Avocado Hummus Recipe is a great way to add some more healthy ingredients to your basic hummus recipes. The addition of avocado brings a creaminess to the mixture and packs a protein punch. So with this in mind, give your basic hummus a twist with some Avocado.

Fruity hummus dips are the best! Avocado itself is delicious and combining it with hummus can result into a nutritious and sweet dip for your snack time.

How to make Avocado Hummus

Forget smashed avo’s, here’s what you need to make this Avocado Hummus.

Ingredients:

1 can chickpeas (can be used as topping)
1 avocado (peeled and pitted)
5 tablespoons tahini
1 lemon (juiced, more to taste)
3/4 cups water
4 cloves garlic
salt and pepper (to taste)
Olive oil

Method:

  1. Drain chickpeas (set aside few for topping) and place them to the food processor along with the avocado.
  2. Add tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, water and garlic cloves. You can add more or less of the garlic cloves depending on your liking.
  3. Pulse until the texture becomes smooth, add more water to achieve the consistency you prefer.
  4. Top your hummus with the chickpeas.

Avocado hummus is best served with pita wedges, chopped veggies, crackers and breadsticks. Enjoy your newly discovered dip!

Avocado-Hummus recipe
Peanut Butter Hummus Recipe

Peanut Butter Hummus Recipe

Peanut Butter Hummus Recipe is a lovely variation on regular hummus. Peanut butter is a no go ingredient for some, but not for us! Adding it to hummus is a super fun way to make a hummus variation. It’s so creamy and thick that you can forget about using tahini with this recipe, instead use peanut butter as the main ingredient to make this delicious dip.

Peanut Butter

You might be thinking, why should make peanut butter hummus when I can buy a sandwich spread with the same flavor in store?  Peanut butter alone is yummy but when combined with hummus its texture, smell and taste is way good.

I’m sure you’ll be making this dip over and over again after giving it a try today.

Ingredients:

2 x 15-ounce cans chickpeas
1 garlic clove, peeled
3-5 tablespoons regular olive oil
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
3 tablespoons lemon juice, or more as needed
1 teaspoons table salt, or to taste
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/4 – 1/3 cup Greek yogurt

Optional:

2 tablespoons peanuts, finely chopped, to serve
1 teaspoon smoked paprika, to serve

peanut butter dip

 

Method:

  1. Rinse the chickpeas and drain.
  2. Put the chickpeas, garlic clove and 3 tbsp of olive oil, lemon juice, peanut butter and cumin to the food processor and pulse it until it becomes fluffy.
  3. Put the ¼ cup of Greek yogurt and pulse again to mix.
  4. If the hummus is very thick according to your liking, add another 1-2 tablespoon of yogurt and same with oil.
  5. Season with lemon juice and salt to taste.

Your peanut butter hummus is now ready to serve. Add chopped peanuts and dash of paprika on top to give it the presentation it deserves. Get the mini pitas and breadsticks to enjoy this deliciously good dip.

Peanut-Butter-Hummus recipe
Strawberry Hummus Recipe

Strawberry Hummus Recipe

Some people grimace when I tell them about my Strawberry Hummus Recipe. But seriously it’s one of those things that you don’t realize is amazing, until you put it in your mouth. Strawberry hummus is a hit with kids because of its sweet and fruity taste not to mention its striking red colour.

So if you are planning for your kid’s party adding this dip can make the snack time more flavourful. It’s also a good way to add some extra goodness to your children’s diet without them realising it.

Not only for Kids

On the other hand, grown-ups will also love this dip because of its healthy dose of vitamins. This brings new twist to their usual snack dip and the taste really does give your tastebuds a vacation from boring old dips. This variation on the regular hummus dip will get you attention.

strawberry hummus with crackers

 

Ingredients:

2 cups hulled and quartered strawberries
1 can (14.5 oz.) garbanzo beans or chickpeas as they are also called
1 tsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
1/2 tsp. kosher salt

 

 

strawberry hummus dip recipe
Basil Hummus Recipe

Basil Hummus Recipe

A Basil Hummus Recipe is a good way to use up the extra basil that everybody usually has in the fridge. We realise that everybody loves hummus and everybody loves basil, and what’s not to love? The good thing about hummus is it’s ability to lend itself to a multitude of ingredients like basil and they all taste amazing. Using fresh and natural ingredients can really give your dip the ping it needs to set itself apart from the other boring dips at the party. This recipe uses tomato paste which gives it a very interesting taste which most people will enjoy.

Basil and Chickpeas? Really?

Yes really Tiffany. This combination of hummus and basil is great for any occasion and is suitable for vegetarians. You can pick the basil leaves fresh from your plant if you have one.
It’s easy to prepare and pretty cheap. If you’re looking for a unique hummus perfect for vegetarians, this Basil Hummus Recipe is a must try. It goes well with bread sticks, pita wedges, crackers and heaps of other good foods. This is the best alternative for your standard dip.

Basil Pesto Hummus

Ingredients

1/4 cup pine nuts
2 cups sweet basil leaves
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 500 gram cans garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup water
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon tomato paste
Several dashes Tabasco

Method

  1. In a small pan at medium high temperature, heat the pine nuts. Stir them when they start to become brown. When most of them are lightly browned, transfer them to a bowl to cool.
  2. In the food processor, put the basil leaves and minced garlic. Pulse till they are finely chopped.
  3. Add the garbanzo beans, most of the pine nuts, olive oil, lemon juice, tomato paste, salt and few dashes of Tabasco to the food processor.
  4. Pulse many times until the hummus is smooth.
  5. Depends on your liking, add more Tabasco, salt of lemon juice to taste.
  6. Add water to achieve your desired consistency.

Transfer the hummus into a bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Don’t forget to sprinkle the remaining pine nuts on top to make it look more inviting. Serve with pita wedges and carrots cut into sticks.

basil hummus recipe

Chocolate Hummus Recipe

Chocolate Hummus Recipe

Who loves chocolate? A better question is: who doesn’t? And chocolate hummus recipe is seriously the way to celebrate that love.
We do. So it’s important that we grasp the fact that hummus and chocolate, our two great loves, can be combined.

This unique hummus recipe is perfect for snacks. It is packed with protein, fibre and has no white sugar. It’s a delicious dip which is matched well with bananas and strawberries. Or you can simply grab a spoon and gobble it for dessert.

If you love chocolate and humus, then this is the right combination you’re looking for so let’s get started.

chocolate hummus

 Ingredients

½ cup garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained from can
3½ -maple syrup
½ tsp vanilla extract
¼ tsp salt
4 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
2 tablespoons water (optional)

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients in the food processor.
  2. Pulse until the mixture smooth.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of water at a time to adjust to your desired consistency.

Your Chocolate Hummus is now ready to serve! This recipe is great for parties and kids will definitely love it. It’s easy to prepare, healthy and yummy. This treat can be whipped up in about 5 minutes. Another fine example of some hummus history that you can take advantage of when improving the health of your family.

chocolate hummus recipe