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Chipotle Hummus Fundido

This hummus fundido has a spicy chipotle kick to it. Use chips or even roasted vegetables to dive into this baked cheesy dip.

This post is sponsored by Sabra.
This hummus fundido has a spicy chipotle kick to it. Use chips or even roasted vegetables to dive into this baked cheesy dip.

Most food holidays come and go with me being completely unaware that they even existed in the first place.

I mean, who makes these things up? What’s the process for declaring such a thing? Is there some governmental body or committee that approves things like National Pie Day? Probably.

If so, I’m second guessing my career choices over here.

National Hummus Day is one of these amazing food holidays. Only difference is, I’m fully aware of this one and ready to celebrate!

Of course, Sabra is celebrating #NationalHummusDay too by combining hummus and the #UnofficialMeal.

Would you expect anything less?

Celebrate National Hummus Day with this Chipotle Hummus Fundido

Last time, we got our Asian on with this Asian hummus platter for the Unofficial Meal (what you’re snacking on while making dinner), today, we’re going Mexican with fundido!

I recently made this lightened up queso fundido over at Kitchen Treaty which made me realize how epically delicious fundido is, even lightened up (go check out the secret ingredient in that one!).

I mean, sure, I’ve had it at restaurants before but it wasn’t anything I ever thought to make at home.

Chipotle Hummus Fundido is a mix of two classic appetizers, queso fundido and hummus for one deliciously cheesy hot dip!

So to celebrate National Hummus Day, what could possibly be better than combining the classic hot cheese dip with the equally classic hummus in this chipotle hummus fundido?

It’s a collision of Mexico and the Middle East in your mouth and it takes the unofficial meal of the day to a whole new level.

You could use fresh or roasted vegetables for dipping to up your greens for the day, but let’s be honest, a classic pita chip or even some old school Fritos are an easier and more appetizing option.

Sabra's chipotle hummus and pepper jack cheese get mixed together and baked off in this Chipotle Hummus Fundido!

Just like this fundido dip uses hummus to lighten things up, I also love Amanda’s buffalo cauliflower dip that does the same using cauliflower.

They’ve both got a fun hidden health benefit you’d never suspect by taste alone!

Happy dipping!

*Pro tip — Grab one of these cute mini cast iron skillets to bake this dip in and serve it right from the pan hot out of the oven!

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09/20/2023 07:22 pm GMT

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If you make and love this recipe, please leave a ★★★★★ review below! I’d love to know how it goes. Leave a comment below if you have any questions. Tag @runningtothekitchen on Instagram & Facebook.

Chipotle Hummus Fundido

Chipotle Hummus Fundido

Yield: 6-8 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This hummus fundido has a spicy chipotle kick to it. Use chips or even roasted vegetables to dive into this baked cheesy dip.


  • 10 ounces Sabra chipotle hummus
  • juice of 1/2 a lime
  • 1 cup grated pepper jack cheese, divided
  • freshly chopped cilantro for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine hummus, lime juice and half of the grated cheese in a small bowl and mix together.
  3. Transfer mixture to a small cast iron skillet or other oven proof baking dish.
  4. Top with remaining cheese and place in oven for 5-7 minutes until cheese is fully melted.
  5. Turn oven to broil and broil until golden brown on top, about 1-2 additional minutes.
  6. Remove from oven, garnish with cilantro.
  7. Serve hot with chips or vegetables for dipping.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 133Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 245mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 7g

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.


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Tuesday 31st of January 2017

Simple is always the best ! Thank you !


Monday 30th of January 2017

This has my attention! I can't handle all that cheesy goodness! This will make it to the scene on Sunday! Thanks for sharing!

Cassie Autumn Tran

Tuesday 24th of May 2016

Can't believe I didn't discover this hummus until now! It looks like a giant baked pie of GOODNESS :)

Melissa @ Treats With a Twist

Friday 13th of May 2016

Just dripping in cheese! YAAAAAssssss! Love it!

Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness

Friday 13th of May 2016

This is SO creative! Spicy, cheesy and hummus? BEST RECIPE EVER.

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