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Za’atar Hummus

Creamy homemade hummus topped with olive oil and Za’atar seasoning. This Za’atar Hummus is easy to make and the perfect dip for homemade crackers or veggie sticks!

Za'atar Hummus served with crackers

I’ve been obsessed with the Za’atar seasoning lately. So after Za’atar breadsticks, Za’atar crackers, Za’atar chickpeas, Za’atar now finds its way onto hummus as well!

Za’atar is a traditional herb and spice blend of the Eastern Mediterranean cuisine. It’s a mix of dried sumac berries, marjoram, thyme, basil, oregano, white sesame seeds, and Himalayan pink salt. There are a few different za’atar spice mixes out there, but basically, these are the usual ingredients. You can find Za’atar in most supermarkets in the spice section or order it online.

Za'atar Hummus served with crackers

How to make Za’atar Hummus

The Ingredients

You’ll need: 

  • chickpeas (I used canned ones, you can also use dried ones and cook them yourself)
  • tahini
  • lemon juice
  • salt
  • water
  • olive oil
  • za’atar

For my base hummus, you’ll only need 4 ingredients but it’s flavorful and delicious! Whenever I bring this hummus to potlucks, people are asking for the recipe! It’s a real crowd-pleaser.

The Basic Steps

  1. Add the ingredients for the hummus in a blender (or food processor) and blend until smooth. 
  2. Add toppings!

It’s easy as that!

How to store hummus

You can keep the hummus in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days. Although I would recommend adding the oil and za’atar seasoning shortly before serving. 

Za'atar Hummus served with pizza, spinach and poppy seed crackers

Serve the Hummus with …

  • homemade crackers (for the colorful party platter, I’ve made spinach & sesame crackers, pizza crackers, and poppy seed crackers)
  • raw veggies like carrot sticks
  • za’atar breadsticks
  • corn tortilla chips
  • bread chips
  • spread it on bread slices
  • use it in wraps or burgers as a sauce alternative

Za'atar Hummus served with colorful crackers

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Za'atar Hummus served with crackers

Za'atar Hummus

Elephantastic Vegan
Creamy homemade hummus topped with olive oil and Za'atar seasoning. This Za'atar Hummus is easy to make and the perfect dip for homemade crackers or veggie sticks! 
Makes approx. 2 cups of hummus.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Basics, Condiment, Dip
Cuisine Mediterranean, Vegan
Servings 4 people
Calories 183 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 17 oz canned chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons za'atar

Instructions
 

  • Add the chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, salt, and water to a blender (or food processor). Blend until completely smooth (you can add more water if the consistency is too thick). 
  • Add the hummus to a bowl, top with a drizzle of olive oil and sprinkle with za'atar.

Nutrition

Calories: 183kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 7gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 922mgPotassium: 225mgFiber: 6gVitamin A: 35IUVitamin C: 2.1mgCalcium: 68mgIron: 2.6mg
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