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

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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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Healthy Made Easy

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