We want to be your secret weapon in the kitchen this summer. Just grab a container of our Organic Hummus and follow a few quick and easy steps below for tasty apps that each take less than 10 minutes to whip up. Want to host an impromptu after work party? We’ve got you covered! Heading to a Memorial Day hang out? Yep, these snacks will do the trick. 

If you haven’t experimented with hummus in recipes before, this is the perfect place to start. It’s a great creamy addition that also brings protein and healthy fats (thanks organic extra virgin olive oil!). The first simple appetizer is Greek inspired Cucumber Hummus Bites – they are refreshing on a hot summer day. The second is Nacho Hummus Bites, which bring the perfect crunch to any get together. Finally, the Hummus Stuffed Peppers are a tasty snack and perfect for your vegan friends. In less than 30 minutes, you’ll have something tasty for everyone to enjoy! So kick back, pop one of these healthy bites and enjoy the nice weather with family and friends.

Cucumber Hummus Bites

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped grape or cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat parsley
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 ounces crumbled feta
  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 1 Package Blue Moose of Boulder Organic Original Hummus

Instructions

  1. Rinse red onion under cold water. Drain well or blot dry with a towel.
  2. Place tomatoes, onion, parsley, oil, lemon, salt and pepper in a small bowl and stir to combine.
  3. Chop and discard cucumber ends. Slice some or all of the skin off if desired.
  4. Slice cucumbers into 1/4 – 1/2 inch rounds.
  5. Drain excess liquid from tomato mixture.
  6. Stir in crumbled feta.
  7. Taste and add more salt and pepper if desired.
  8. Spread desired amount of hummus on top of each cucumber slice.
  9. Top with a small spoonful of the tomato mixture.
  10. Serve immediately or chill (covered) in the fridge until ready to serve.

Note: Best when enjoyed within 4 hours of making

Nacho Hummus Bites

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to broil.
  2. Spread a dollop of hummus on each tortilla chip.
  3. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
  4. Add jalapeños on top of cheese if desired.
  5. Broil on the middle rack for 1-3 minutes until cheese starts to bubble.
  6. Serve immediately with salsa on the top or on the side.

Hummus Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Slice peppers in half lengthwise and remove seeds.
  2. Fill each pepper half with hummus.
  3. Sprinkle with desired amount of tomatoes, pepitas, parsley, and breadcrumbs.
  4. Add a sprinkle of salt overtop.

Note: Best when enjoyed within 4 hours of making