In our humble opinion, hummus is underrated. It's healthy, creamy, and as far as dips go, it's one of the most flavor-packed. Whip up one of these zesty hummus recipes for your next party – you'll be glad you did!

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Classic Hummus

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New to hummus? Start off with this simple, straight-up hummus recipe, and familiarize yourself with the garlicky, tahini-based mixture.

Recipe: Try our Classic Hummus

Tomato & Herb Salad Hummus Bowls

tomato and herb salad hummus bowls
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If you've got a thing for fresh veggies and herbs, you're gonna love this recipe! For the ultimate app, blend together a basic hummus, and top with cherry tomatoes, cilantro, parsley, Fresno chile, and celery.

Golden Hummus with Paprika Oil

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If you've been there, done that when it comes to hummus, give your dip a golden touch! This stuff calls for ground turmeric and cumin, and you'll top the finished product with chopped pistachios, red onion, and parsley leaves.

Hummus with Toasted Coriander & Feta

hummus with toasted coriander feta
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If you really want your hummus to burst with flavor, try adding crushed coriander seeds, tangy feta crumbles, and fresh mint leaves to the mix. We swear, you've never had hummus quite like this!

Mint & Pea Hummus with Radish Salad

mint pea hummus with radish salad
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Experiment with different types of legumes for this healthy hummus. In addition to garbanzo beans, use a helping of peas to create the texture and taste you crave. Top it off with radishes, lemon zest, feta, and mint.

Black Bean Hummus with Beef Taco Topping

black bean hummus with beef taco topping
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This just may be the heartiest hummus you ever have. Once you puree your black bean-tahini mixture, scoop some seasoned ground beef, pickled jalapeños, and sliced red onion on top. Try to resist the temptation to eat it with a spoon!

Zesty Sweet Potato Hummus

zesty sweet potato hummus
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Sweeten up your party spread a bit with this zesty appetizer! Mixing in sweet potatoes brightens the taste of this hummus, while a little lime zest and ground coriander provide a touch of umami.

Beet & Walnut Hummus

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This deep red dip is truly for the adventurous eater. Add nutrient-rich roast beets to a basic hummus recipe for something that'll be a standout on the hors d'oeuvres table. Top with toasted nuts and seeds, and sweet pomegranate molasses.

Recipe: Try our Beet & Walnut Hummus

Carrot-Cumin Hummus with Yogurt & Smoked Almonds

carrot cumin hummus with yogurt smoked almonds
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Carrots give this hummus a whole new taste and texture! Greek yogurt and chopped almonds offer up a contrasting crunchy-and-creamy finish, while cilantro provides some yum-o flavor and aroma.

Edamame Hummus

Edamame Hummus

You'll flip over this easy hummus – and it only calls for five ingredients! Switch out chickpeas for super-healthy edamame before serving with veggies, pita, and crackers.

Recipe: Try our Edamame Hummus

White Bean Hummus with Tomatoes & Pesto

white bean hummus with tomatoes pesto
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Making hummus with white cannellini beans makes for an ultra-creamy texture. Give this app an Italian spin by throwing some cherry tomatoes, pesto, and basil on top.

Black Bean Hummus

black bean hummus

Don't let this dip's lack of fancy toppings fool you – it packs a powerful punch. With secret ingredients like chili powder and lime juice in the mix, it's hard to stop eating once you've started!

Recipe: Try our Black Bean Hummus

Basic Hummus

Basic Hummus

Bring things back to basics with this easy hummus recipe. But if you want to give it a slight flair, sprinkle some chopped toasted pistachios on top – trust us on this one!

Recipe: Try our Basic Hummus