20 Best Dip and Hummus Recipes

We can never get enough of dip and hummus recipes. While you might think their sole purpose is to fill up a bowl so you can dunk your veggies and chips in them, dip and hummus recipes are actually incredibly versatile. Aside from dipping, you can use them:

  • As a sandwich spread instead of mayo
  • As a sauce for your veggies, meat, fish, gluten-free pasta or recipe-free dinner bowls
  • As a thick and hearty salad dressing
  • As a topping for savory oatmeal, toast, baked sweet potatoes, grains, chili or soups

We like to make a dip or hummus recipe each week (or several!) and keep them in the fridge to dollop as we please. All you need is a good food processor or blender and you’re ready to whip them up at home, too. Here are some of our favourite dip and hummus recipes to get you started!

(And if you’re looking for more inspiration after you read this post, check out our 20 Best Guacamole Recipes or these 12 Homemade Condiments You’ll Never Need to Buy Again.)

20 Best Dip and Hummus Recipes

Ginger + Turmeric Hummus

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Ginger + Turmeric Hummus by A Saucy Kitchen

Hummus gets a major anti-inflammatory boost with a generous amount of turmeric and ginger. Plus, the golden colour looks bright and beautiful on a veggie platter.


Baba Ghanoush Hummus

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Baba Ghanoush Hummus by Double Thyme

Why choose between hummus and baba ghanoush (eggplant dip) when you can have them both at the same time?


Black Hummus

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Black Hummus by Sheena Scott (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

This creamy and flavourful hummus gets its hue from antioxidant-rich black beans and calcium-packed black sesame seeds.


Muhammara (Syrian Red Pepper Dip)

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Muhammara by Healthy Nibbles and Bits

This sweet, tangy and spicy dip stars roasted red peppers and you can use it in a million ways. Plus, this recipe offers a number of handy substitutions if you don’t have all the ingredients on hand.


Paleo French Onion Dip

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Paleo French Onion Dip by 40 Aprons

Skip the fake onion dip packets and blend this vegan and Paleo cashew-based version instead. It’s super creamy and very easy to make!


Pico de Gallo

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Pico de Gallo by Glebe Kitchen

Discover how to make the perfect pico de gallo that isn’t too wet and soggy.


Roasted Beet Tahini Dip

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Roasted Beet Tahini Dip by Eat Spin Run Repeat (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

Add some vibrancy to your plate with this bright, luxurious and creamy vegan beet dip.


Deconstructed Mexican Hummus Dip

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Deconstructed Mexican Hummus Dip by She Eats

This potluck-friendly hummus recipe is topped with the works – and we mean the works: avocado, jalapeno, olives, corn, tomatoes, bell peppers, herbs and more. Excuse us while we gorge. (For a dairy-free version, omit the cheese.)


5 Minute Magic Green Sauce

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5 Minute Magic Green Sauce by Pinch of Yum

We can’t think of a better way to spend 5 minutes of our time than making this dreamy, flavourful and nutrient-packed green sauce.


Roasted Sweet Potato Hummus

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Roasted Sweet Potato Hummus by Bowl of Delicious

Infuse your hummus with a sweet, caramel-y flavour by blending in roasted sweet potatoes. You will love this one!


Raw Creamy Zucchini Hummus

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Raw Creamy Zucchini Hummus by Meghan Telpner (*ACN Founder + Director)

Who says the best dip and hummus recipes need cooked chickpeas? This raw, chickpea-less version is great for those of you who find beans a little hard on the tummy.


Spicy Moroccan Carrot Dip

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Spicy Moroccan Carrot Dip by Karl Cooks

This sweet and spicy carrot dip also includes a bonus recipe for homemade za’atar. And what could be better than dipping your vegetables in more veggies?


The Best Guacamole 3 Ways

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The Best Guacamole 3 Ways by Sweetish (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

Get three recipes in one with this basic guac recipe and ideas for how you can dress it up.


Roasted Garlic + Herb Vegan Cream Cheese

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Roasted Garlic + Herb Vegan Cream Cheese by Sondi Bruner (*ACN Head Program Coach)

If you’ve ditched dairy and have a hankering for cream cheese, you need to make this vegan version right now.


Paleo Pimiento Cashew Cheese

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Paleo Pimiento Cashew Cheese by Nyssa’s Kitchen

Another vegan version for the cheese lovers. Skip the processed cheese and blend your pimientos with cashews for a sweet and creamy spread.


Low Carb Cauliflower Hummus

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Low Carb Cauliflower Hummus by I Breathe I’m Hungry

If you haven’t tried cauliflower hummus yet, you need to rectify it. This cauli hummus is vegan, Paleo, gluten-free, grain-free and nut-free – making it a great option for virtually any diet.


Edamame Pumpkin Seed Hummus

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Edamame Pumpkin Seed Hummus by Quite Good Food

You’ll love this nutritious twist on traditional dip and hummus recipes. It’s protein-packed and mighty flavourful!


Asian Avocado + Mango Salsa

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Asian Avocado + Mango Salsa by Ensalpicadas

This bright and fresh avocado mango salsa gets an Asian spin with the addition of Ponzu sauce in the dressing.


Sprouted Lentil Hummus

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Sprouted Lentil Hummus by Ashleigh Grange (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

Access the power of sprouted nutrition in a fun new way with this sprouted lentil hummus. It’s got all the traditional flavours of ‘regular’ hummus, and you can enjoy a kitchen science experiment by making your own sprouts.


5 Minute Vegan Basil Pesto

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5 Minute Vegan Basil Pesto by Her Heart Is Vegan

Brighten your day with this brilliant vegan basil pesto, which gets its ‘cheesy’ flavour from nutritional yeast instead of Parmesan. Great for dipping, or for pasta sauce!

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