This flavorful Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus will be your kids’ new favorite snack! It’s the perfect healthy dip for crackers or fresh vegetables.
Healthy Hummus Recipe
Hummus is a convenient, healthy snack I can pack into lunches or serve for afterschool snacks. It’s a good source of protein from chickpeas, and this recipe uses sun-dried tomatoes to add a ton of flavor. It’s a definite winner with the kids or as an appetizer at any gathering.
I always keep this recipe or any batch of hummus on hand to prep healthy lunches. It’s great as a spread for wraps and sandwiches or to make veggie snack cups. Add a few spoonfuls of hummus to a small, lidded container and top with fresh-cut veggies. You can pack them in a lunchbox or enjoy after school.
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Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus Ingredients
Store-bought hummus is delicious and convenient, but nothing beats the taste of homemade. It’s easy to make with a food processor or blender, and you can control how much or how little of each ingredient goes into the recipe.
Here’s what you need to make sun-dried tomato hummus:
- Canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- Sun-dried tomatoes in oil
- Oil from sun-dried tomatoes
- Fresh lemon juice
- Salt, plus more to taste
- Black pepper
Can you Make Hummus without Tahini?
Tahini is a sesame seed paste and what gives hummus its creamy texture. However, not everyone keeps a jar of it in the pantry. The good news is that you can make hummus without tahini by swapping it with equal parts of any of the ingredients below:
- natural peanut butter
- natural almond butter
- sunflower seed butter
- mashed avocado
The flavor won’t be the exact same, but it’s still a delicious dip or spread with all your favorite snacks.
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