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.

5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
33 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

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
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15 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Roast pumpkin with plenty of garlic then blitz into a Moroccan-style dip with spicy harissa and sesame paste

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
28 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star 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 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
2 ratings 2.5 out of 5 star 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
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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
10 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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
19 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
10 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Roll-up, roll-up - snaffle something superhealthy in a flash with these vegetarian wraps

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This healthy sandwich is packed full of goodness to keep you going until dinner

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
29 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Pittas bursting with homemade falafels and salad make a low-fat lunch or light supper for less than a pound per serving

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
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