Whether it's the prequel to dinner or you have a hankering for a late-night snack, hummus really never lets us down. But let's be honest: this dip seems to appear everywhere in the same iterations, from roasted red pepper to garlic or sun-dried tomato. As much as we love it, we're ready for something new.
If you're on the same page with us about this, then look no further: we present you with six totally unconventional takes on hummus, including unusual combinations like coconut curry and jalapeño honey. Grab some pita chips and fresh veggies, and keep reading.
Source: Nancy Einhart, Lizzie Fuhr, A Cozy Kitchen , She Likes Food , How Sweet It Is 
Carrot Dill Hummus
You might have thought that carrots could only be used for dunking in hummus, but think again! This dill, carrot, and chickpea dip  is proof that carrots go hand in hand with hummus in more ways than one.
Source: She Likes Food 
For a dip with an earthier flavor and a vibrant pink hue, try blending in beets .
Source: A Cozy Kitchen 
Coconut Curry Hummus
This Thai twist on hummus  adds the perfect dose of sweet and spicy to our favorite appetizer option.
Photo: Lizzie Fuhr
We (and the rest of the world) can't get enough of sriracha, so we think this fiery hummus recipe  is a necessity.
Source: Little Leopard Book 
Jalapeño Honey Hummus
This impossibly creamy hummus  is honey sweet but not cloying thanks to a good dose of jalapeño, which balances it out with a nice kick.
Source: How Sweet It Is 
For a fresh, green take on the Middle Eastern staple, incorporate soybeans and peas into edamame hummus .
Photo: Nancy Einhart