These hummus toppings are super simple and take no time at all to whip up. We’ve created four super quick and easy clever toppings to tart up your shop-bought hummus. Or make your own classic hummus here. Perfect for crisps, carrots and cucumber, you can take a dip into these moreish recipes to your heart’s content.
Best hummus toppings
Toasted pine nuts and lemon hummus recipe
Heat a small dry frying pan and gently toast a handful of pine nuts until golden. Mix 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil with the zest of a lemon and a squeeze of juice. Spoon the oil over a bowl of hummus and scatter with the pine nuts and a little chopped parsley.
Spicy lamb hummus recipe
Cut 100g lamb loin fillet into strips. Heat a little olive oil in a pan then add the lamb, ½ tsp ground cumin, a good pinch of dried chilli flakes and some seasoning. Brown the lamb for a couple of minutes. Stir through hopped coriander and spoon on top of hummus.
Olive, feta and smoked paprika hummus recipe
Pit a handful of nocellara olives and cut into quarters. Scatter over a dish of hummus then add 50g of crumbled feta, a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of smoked paprika.
Harissa and yogurt swirl hummus recipe
Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Pat dry 200g of drained chickpeas with kitchen paper, then toss with a little olive oil and sea salt. Roast until crisp and golden. Put hummus into a shallow dish, swirl through a tsp of harissa and a tbsp of natural yogurt, then sprinkle over the roasted chickpeas.
Plus, check out this quick and easy vegan beetroot hummus recipe, perfect to go with your summer picnic…
Make the most of beetroot in this earthy hummus recipe, ready in 10 minutes for a last-minute entertaining idea.