A bowl of avocado hummus served with crudités

Healthy hummus recipes

16 Recipes

Find healthy recipes for homemade hummus, including harissa, red pepper and butternut squash flavours, and try our nutritious ways to serve shop-bought hummus.

Avocado hummus & crudités

5

(1 rating)

Get all five of your 5-a-day with this healthy, low-calorie, vegan recipe that works as lunch or a starter. Enjoy deliciously creamy hummus made with avocado
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Homemade hummus

3.142855

(21 ratings)

It's easy to make your own hummus (or houmous). Whip up a batch of this delicious chickpea dip in just 10 minutes...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Butternut & harissa hummus

4.545455

(11 ratings)

Roast pumpkin with plenty of garlic then blitz into a Moroccan-style dip with spicy harissa and sesame paste
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lemon & coriander hummus

4.347825

(23 ratings)

Hummus is so easy to make and beats shop-bought varieties every time. Try it with vegetable crudités in your packed lunch
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Red onion & Indian-spiced hummus

3.666665

(6 ratings)

A hummus is a perfect starter for sharing. This one is spiked with gentle spices, guaranteed to rouse the senses
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pumpkin hummus

5

(1 rating)

Throw a Halloween party and use a carved out pumpkin to make this creamy hummus. At other times of the year use butternut squash or a blue-skinned pumpkin
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Curried hummus

0

(0 ratings)

Try this moreish curried hummus as an alternative to sugar-laden snacks in the afternoon. The recipe uses our curried chickpeas, which you could make ahead
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Red pepper hummus with crispbread snaps

4

(1 rating)

Naturally low in fat, this red pepper hummus also supplies vitamin C to help boost your defences. The crispbreads are protein and omega-3 rich, combining to make a healthy, nutritious snack
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Peanut hummus with fruit & veg sticks

3.5

(2 ratings)

This healthy, nutty dip, with tahini and smoked paprika, is perfect for spreading – eat with apple slices and vegetables for a quick lunch or snack...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Falafels with hummus & tabbouleh

3.88889

(9 ratings)

Make your own chickpea and butter bean fritters and serve with a herby couscous salad - the recipe makes enough for two meals
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mushroom fajitas with avocado hummus

3.69231

(13 ratings)

Get four of your 5-a-day in one hit thanks to these tortilla wraps with spicy mushrooms, avocado hummus and griddled onions
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Carrot & hummus roll-ups

4.125

(8 ratings)

Roll-up, roll-up - snaffle something superhealthy in a flash with these vegetarian wraps
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Green club sandwich

4.615385

(13 ratings)

This healthy sandwich is packed full of goodness to keep you going until dinner
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet potato falafels with coleslaw

4.363635

(22 ratings)

Pittas bursting with homemade falafels and salad make a low-fat lunch or light supper for less than a pound per serving
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pitta pockets

4

(1 rating)

A no-cook quick and simple snack that's ideal for an energy-boosting refuel when doing exercise or playing sport...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy courgette pitta pockets

4.333335

(6 ratings)

Treat yourself to a solo supper of grilled vegetables, served in bread pockets with tahini, hummus, broad beans and harissa
  • 16 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian