International Hummus Day 2022: 7 Easy and Fast Hummus Recipes to Try

International Hummus Day 2022: 7 Easy and Fast Hummus Recipes to Try

Every year on May 13, International Hummus Day is celebrated by hummus lovers. This day focuses on discussing and promoting Middle Eastern foods that are healthy and pack a lot of vitamins and minerals. Usually served alongside flatbreads such as pita bread, these flavorful dips are one of a kind and are sure to take your taste buds on a ride. Whether you eat it with pita bread, add it to your favorite sandwich or a wrap, you know there is something very good that binds you with its taste.

Usually, the classic hummus recipe consists of boiled chickpeas, tahini sauce made with sesame seeds, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper – all combined in the form of a thick paste. However, the concept is versatile and you can add different ingredients and create something tasty or fiery according to your wishes.

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On International Hummus Day, check out these 7 hummus recipes:

1) Hummus with coriander

If you’re looking for a basic hummus recipe, give this a try. Hummus with coriander is ready in just 20 minutes and with ingredients that are easily available at home. It’s a flavorful dip that you won’t regret.

2) Zucchini hummus

Do you like zucchini? Well, if you do, then this recipe is a must try. Also, summer squash is probably one of the most versatile foods you would find this season. Zucchini can be eaten raw or cooked and is extremely beneficial for your health. Give your summer treat a healthy twist with zucchini hummus.

3) Spicy hummus of green peas and olives

If you like the popular Middle Eastern spicy dip, this should be your choice. Spicy Pea Olive Hummus has the goodness of green peas rich in protein, tahini paste, olives, mustard and lemon juice.

4) Beet hummus

This brightly colored pink beet hummus is wonderful in texture and taste. Chickpeas, cottage cheese and the spiciness of lemon go well with the taste of the beet. You can also save it for later.

5) Basil pesto hummus

This recipe is deliciously rich and creamy and is perfect for a spread with a bun of your choice. The hummus can be garnished with red chili powder and fresh basil leaves. Serve it with chip toast and you’ll be asking for more.

6) Hummus with red pepper

This dip is made from fresh red bell pepper. Adding a generous amount of roasted bell pepper is a great way to give your hummus a mouthwatering makeover. The best part is that it barely takes 15 minutes to make.

7) Edamame and wasabi hummus

Edamame is basically young soybeans that are harvested before they ripen. Wasabi is popularly used in sushi making. To make Edamame and Wasabi hummus all you need to do is take a blender and add all the ingredients in it including Edamame beans, Wasabi, tahini, lemon juice, red radish, garlic, kahakra and flax seeds and blend them all until a luscious paste. Your dip is ready.

Make these different types of hummus and enjoy them as a side dish with your snacks or meals.