hummus and vegetables

Dips & Spreads

Whether you're looking for after-school snack ideas or planning a party straight out of a food magazine, Vitamix recipes for simple dips and spreads will show you just how delicious healthy can be.

Featured Recipe

Hummus

hummus ingredients with blender

Gather Ingredients

  • 2 – 15-ounce cans chickpeas, 1 drained, 1 with liquid
  • ¼ cup raw sesame seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt, to taste
hummus processing in a blender container

Add ingredients to the container, start the machine on Variable 1, and slowly increase to its highest speed.

Blend for 1 minute.

hummus processing in a blender

While blending, use the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades. Not to worry—the tamper can’t touch the blades when the lid is secure.

hummus and vegetables

Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with cayenne pepper for an appetizer that’s sure to impress guests.

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Self-Cleaning

Just blend warm water and a drop of dish soap at your machine's highest speed, and watch it self-clean in 60 seconds or less-no disassembly required.

Healthy Made Easy

Every Vitamix blender can help you make the same variety of recipes. Just select the product series below that fits your serving sizes and your counter space. We’ll lead you from there.

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Ascent Series Blenders

Combining sleek design with updated conveniences, the Ascent™ Series lets you create multiple batch sizes in a single machine.

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Legacy Series Blenders

Classic styling meets premium performance in our Legacy machines, with control options and container sizes to fit every kitchen.

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Personal Series Blenders

The Personal Series makes it easy to create single and double servings of your favorite recipes to enjoy at home or take on-the-go.

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