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Kid-Friendly Hummus Recipes

Classic hummus from Sabra is shown. Along with ham, cheese, and hummus pinwheels and cucumber hummus floats.

Kid-Friendly Hummus Recipes!

Get the Kids in The Kitchen with The Help of Sabra Canada!

With Spring Break just ending for us and for some, it is around the corner–it can get busy at home. With the polar vortex and the high temps and then the huge dips makes for a lot of time indoors. What better way than to teach your kids good habits and useful lifelong skills than to keep them busy in the kitchen?

Why not go further and have them make HEALTHY eats?

Dipping is a great way to introduce flavourful foods like salsa, guacamole, and hummus to a finicky eater’s diet, and having kids “cook” their own snacks and meals is a terrific way to spend time as a family. Plus, it gives them a creative outlet and something to do that’s enjoyable for all!

Ham, cheese and hummus pin wheels and cucumber hummus boats.

Healthy Eats.
Adventure awaits.

I admit, my kids can be picky when it comes to trying new things. One thing that I discovered when Sabra asked me to try out some of their amazing products is that their palates are already expanding. If you know Gabby, you know that she loves cooking and best of all learning new things in the kitchen. Little did I know was that she already LOVED hummus and had eaten it with her Aunt many times and even at school. Definitely a pleasant surprise to me and my Hubby.

About Sabra Classic Hummus:

Sabra’s Classic Hummus combines fresh chickpeas with a touch of garlic and tahini (ground sesame seeds) to create a smooth and creamy spread. It’s as healthy as it is delicious (which is to say, very). 2 tbsp. contains 70 calories and is low in sodium.

The recipes above were made entirely by Gabby, who is 10, with my supervision. I am proud to say that she made these on her own and was over the moon to be able to make them herself.

Watch the Tutorial.

Gabby decided to make Hammy Hummus Pin Wheels and Cucumber Hummus Dip Appetizers for herself and us too. It was the perfect finger food with a healthy starch, dairy, protein, fat, and fiber. We had a good time and not only did she make a healthy snack, she felt self-accomplished and I taught her how to properly use a knife and we had a little bonding time.

Kid-Friendly Hummus Recipes: Ham, Cheese & Hummus Pin Wheels & Cucumber Hummus Bowls
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Kid-Friendly Hummus Recipes: Ham, Cheese & Hummus Pin Wheels & Cucumber Hummus Bowls

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Get the Kids in The Kitchen with The Help of Sabra Canada and make these Kid-Friendly Hummus Recipes! They will love making AND eating these super easy recipes!

Ingredients

Ham, Cheese and Hummus Pinwheels

  • 1 tub of Classic Sabra Hummus
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 8 pieces of ham or turkey
  • pepper to taste

Cucumber Hummus Bowls

  • 1 large cucumber
  • baby carrots or sliced carrots

Instructions

Pinwheels

  1. Spread hummus all over tortillas.
  2. Sprinkle with pepper to taste.
  3. Top with shredded cheese of choice.
  4. Overlap two pieces of ham or turkey and cover tortilla. 
  5. Begin rolling until tortilla becomes a roll.
  6. Cut ends off and discard (or eat).
  7. Continue cutting into thicker slices, serve, and enjoy. 

Cucumber Hummus Bowls

  1. Wash your large cucumber and trim ends off. Discard.
  2. Cut into 2-inch slices.
  3. With a spoon, scoop out the center.
  4. With a spoon, scoop in hummus into a small heap.
  5. Serve with baby carrots or sliced carrots and enjoy.

Did you make this recipe?

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The Goods.

The Hammy Hummus Pin Wheels are made with whole wheat tortillas, fat-free Mozzarella cheese, pepper to taste and Sabra Classic hummus. The Cucumber Hummus Dip Apps are an edible bowl to enjoy your Sabra Classic hummus in, then–you eat the bowl. Don’t forget the baby carrots to dip. It made for a nice refreshing afternoon snack on a cold and dreary day.

Let me tell you, these did not last long in our house. I think I have a Hummus monster because it’s all gone! These recipes were super easy and required very little supervision. I just helped Gabby wash the veggies and guided her with the knife, she did everything else as you saw in the video!

Get the kids busy and get them involved in the kitchen. They feel accomplished and you are teaching them valuable lessons that they will use for life! With these super easy and kid-friendly hummus recipes, you’re set to go! Want more easy and kid-friendy hummus recipes, check out this Mac and Cheese!

Go to sabradips.ca for more FUN recipes, list of products and much more! You can also follow @SabraCanada on Twitter and like them on FB, here.

Which Sabra Canada product would you most like to try?

Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!

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118 Comments

  1. Spinach and artichoke is my favorite. . Would love to try the roasted red pepper also. Thank you for the giveaway.

  2. We make roll ups like this sometimes too. They're easy enough for the kids to make by themselves so they are great snacks.

  3. We love hummus! The baby will lick the hummus off the pita chip and hand it back for more! No concept of double dipping!

  4. i love hummus, i'm going to have to try the pinwheel recipe , i like the classic and roasted garlic one

  5. What a great idea for the kids…Thanks for sharing; I love Humus on veggies… never even had the kids try it.. always assumed they didn't like it…MHHHH

  6. Yum, yum! I am a huge hummus fan! I have to say that my son is not.. this is a great idea! I'd love for him to learn to love it as much as I do 😉
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  7. Hummus and cucumbers is one of my favorite snacks. I love your choices here, too. YUM!!!
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  8. I am alone in my love for hummus, my kids won't even touch it. May I use your video to show them how much fun it is for kids?!?! lol

  9. You know, I have only tried Hummus once or twice in my life and I can't remember if I liked it or not. I like chickpeas, though, so I probably do.

  10. Well, i have already tried all of their products, but love the different hummus flavours the most!

  11. I would love to try the spicy hummus. My daughter just loves hummus, and I love that this is a good for her snack.

  12. we at tons of hummus and this is one of our favorite brands. i love that my kids love it to.
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  13. I love hummus so much! My kids however do not, but I'm sure I could sneak it by them with these recipes!
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    1. LOL, so cute! That is amazing though, my kids love meat too much but, I love it when they choose healthy snacks.

    1. I am going to buy the individual ones too, that way I can throw them in there. Gabby is obsessed.

  14. I've tried most of them but I've never seen the Spinach and Artichoke in store so I'd love to try that.

  15. I would love to try the roasted garlic hummus! I've never served this to my kids, but this would be fun to try!

  16. I am entering your giveaway.
    It would be great to win the Sabra Canada Prize Pack.
    In response to your question of
    Which Sabra product do you MOST want to try?
    I would like to try the Roasted Garlic Hummus.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!!!!

  17. I would like to try the Roasted Pine Nut Hummus. We like regular Hummus so this flavour just seems to be a deluxe version.

  18. I'd love to try the Roasted Pine Nut Hummus. sounds delicious, but not one I'd normally think to pick up and buy. Not even sure if it's one i've ever seen before either.

    – Amber

  19. I have never tried Hummus before so I really don't know what I would like to try first, I guess I would like to try the Classic Salsa or the Spinach and Artichoke Hummus they sound pretty good

  20. I really want to try the Spinach and Artichoke Hummus. My whole family loves hummus and it is such a hit a games nights etc..

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