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Hummus Toast Topping Ideas

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Looking for a new way to enjoy hummus for breakfast? Hummus toast it is! Just like my avocado toast, peanut butter toast, and ricotta toast, this is all about ALL the different ways you can enjoy hummus on toast, with plenty of other toppings and additions. It’s less of a recipe and more a mega list of ideas and inspiration.

And if you love morning meals, be sure to try my breakfast charcuterie board, brown sugar oatmeal, sourdough French toast, or steak egg and cheese bagel next time – along with an iced espresso, sweet cream cold foam, or lavender latte, of course.

Different hummus toast combinations

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

What You’ll Love About Hummus Toast

  • So many ways to add flavor
  • Satisfying and nutritious meal
  • Great any time of the day
  • Quick and easy prep
  • Vegetarian and vegan friendly
  • Endless possibilities for hummus toast toppings
Hummus toast with cucumber and ricotta cheese

Ingredients

There are SO many toppings for hummus toast. This list certainly isn’t exhaustive so feel free to make it your own, but this list should get you started with a ton of ideas on things to add to hummus breakfast toast.

Flavor

This list includes oils, seasonings, drizzles, etc…

Veggies

So many veggies to choose from and you really can’t go wrong.

  • tomatoes (my tomato toast is a must!)
  • sliced radish
  • cucumber ribbons
  • bell peppers
  • sautéed greens (spinach, kale, etc.)
  • sautéed mushrooms
  • sprouts
  • microgreens
  • fresh herbs (try basil, parsley, cilantro, dill)
  • pickled red onion
  • sun-dried tomatoes
  • kimchi or other pickled vegetables

“Sprinkles”

Not literal sprinkles, but savory ideas for giving your breakfast hummus some crunch and texture.

  • pepitas
  • chopped pistachios
  • chopped almonds
  • hemp seeds
  • sunflower seeds
  • sesame seeds
  • everything bagel seasoning

Cheese and Proteins

Want to add some more staying power to your meal? Here are the best hummus toast toppings to add in some protein (and flavor!).

  • feta cheese
  • goat cheese
  • cotija cheese
  • marinated mini mozzarella balls
  • burrata cheese
  • tzatziki
  • scrambled or fried egg
Ingredients to make hummus toast

How to Make Hummus and Avocado Toast

The simple toast “recipe” is this:

  • Toast bread. You can toast bread in a toaster or place bread that is buttered or brushed with olive oil in a hot skillet until golden brown.
  • Prep ingredients. Cut avocado in half with a knife and carefully remove pit. Thinly slice with a knife. Thinly slice radish.
  • Assemble toast. Spread a thick layer of hummus on toast and top with sliced avocado and sliced radish. Finish with a drizzle of olive oil, flaky sea salt, and freshly cracked pepper.

TIP: I like to choose one or two toppings from each category above – you can keep it super simple, mix-and-match flavors, or try one of the combinations below.

Hummus avocado toast

Hummus Toast Ideas

Here are some hummus toast combination ideas to get you started. They include everything from sweet (yes, sweet hummus is a thing!) to savory:

  • Dunkin Hummus Toastsourdough bread, hummus, roasted tomatoes (or try these roasted grape tomatoes!), Za’atar
  • Hummus Toast with Tomatoes – hummus, sliced tomatoes, olive oil, flaky sea salt
  • Cucumber – beet hummus, cucumber ribbons, olive oil, flaky sea salt
  • Mediterranean – hummus, diced tomatoes, diced cucumbers, chopped kalamata olives, feta cheese crumbles, olive oil
  • Olive – hummus, ricotta, tapenade, freshly cracked pepper
  • Mexican – black bean hummus, lime juice, sliced jalapeños, cotijia cheese, pepitas
  • Hummus Egg Toast – hummus, fried egg, everything bagel seasoning
  • Hippy – hummus, tomato, sprouts, hemp seeds
  • Sweetchocolate hummus, fresh berries, sprinkle of chopped pistachios
Hummus toast with tomatoes and sprouts

FAQs

Is hummus good for breakfast?

Absolutely! There is no reason that hummus for breakfast can’t be delicious and I think toast is the ultimate vehicle to make it happen.

Hummus toast vs avocado toast – what’s the difference?

Well, they are definitely different, though both totally delicious and nutritious. Hummus toast starts with a base of hummus (plus other toppings if desired) and avocado toast starts with a base of avocado (plus other toppings if desired) and because both are delicious, we’re combining the two in this hummus and avocado toast!

How many calories in hummus toast?

The calories in hummus toast will vary based on the bread, hummus, and the toppings. A basic toast with hummus with bread, hummus, and a drizzle of olive oil  has around 300 calories, but again, can vary greatly based on what you make it with.

What to Serve with Hummus Toast

It depends on when you’re having it. I’m sharing some ideas for both breakfast and lunches:

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If you like this hummus on toast, you might also like some of these other brunch recipes:

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Hummus avocado toast

Hummus Avocado Toast

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Description

You’ll love this list of creative hummus toast ideas! Mix-and-match your own or try one of the 9 delicious combo ideas for hummus on toast.  


Ingredients

  • whole grain bread
  • hummus
  • thinly sliced avocado
  • thinly sliced radish
  • drizzling olive oil
  • flaky sea salt
  • freshly cracked pepper


Instructions

  1. Toast bread. 
  2. Top toast with a thick layer of hummus. 
  3. Place sliced avocado and radish over hummus and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with flaky salt and freshly cracked pepper.

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