Have you ever tried dessert hummus? That’s right – a sweet hummus. No, it’s not exactly traditional, but it is as simple as making classic hummus. Instead of savory ingredients like garlic, tahini and cumin, you add dates, maple syrup and even cocoa powder.
Quick: Check the “enjoy by” date on your Sabra hummus! On Saturday, Sabra voluntarily recalled many of their chickpea-based spreads due to a concern for Listeria monocytogenes, which was found in one of its facilities but, thankfully, not in any of the final products yet. Outbreaks like these may cause serious infections, so check their website to see if the hummus you bought is safe or not! To be safe, they advise their customers not to consume certain products with a “best before” date up through January 23, 2017.
We love hummus, and we love pumpkin so we decided to marry these two loves in an easy, seasonal dip: pumpkin hummus.
If you are looking for a light, healthy appetizer to brighten your Sukkot table, this sweet potato hummus is bursting with flavor. Because of its high protein and fiber content, it will help control your appetite and mood. My 450-pound ad man dad named it the caviar of hummus — exclaiming that it was almost illegal for something so nutritious to be this delicious. “All the ‘gusto’ without all the Jewish guilt,” my dad complimented, paraphrasing his award-winning slogan for Schlitz Beer and my 11-year-old, culinary skills.
There are so many different ways to enjoy hummus, and I must admit, I usually love them all – I grew up in Israel! And equal to my love of hummus is my love of Asian flavors. I even made sushi latkes last year for Hanukkah, which were a huge hit. This Asian-inspired green pea hummus is a marriage of my two passions for interesting hummus varieties and Asian influences.
Put some shakshuka on your hummus, and you have it all: creamy chickpea goodness topped with smoky tomato sauce and a perfectly poached egg. Molly Yeh, food blogger of My Name is Yeh, shows us how to make this mind-blowing Israeli dish.
Just about everyone loves hummus, and you can buy it everywhere: from fancy flavors at Whole Foods to individual portions at gas stations. But have you ever tried making it yourself?
Photo by Delighted by Hummus