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a close up of a teal skillet that has vegetables and spaghetti in it and is garnished with green onion slices and sesame seeds
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Hummus Pasta

Hummus Pasta is a simple vegetarian & vegan dinner that comes together in under 30 minutes. You will love this recipe with its easy to find and swappable ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta recipe, spaghetti, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 6 people
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 -3 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 large carrots diced
  • 4 cups broccoli florettes
  • 1 pound spaghetti 1 cup cooking water reserved
  • 1 cup hummus
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds


  • Bring a large pot of water to a raging boil. Add spaghetti and cook according to package instructions. Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water before draining.
  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add the garlic and red pepper flakes, cooking until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Be careful not to burn the garlic.
  • Add in the carrots and broccoli and cook until tender, about 5 to 7 minutes. Cover while cooking, stirring occasioally.
  • Mix the hummus with 1/4 cup to 1/2 a cup of the reserved pasta water. Add more water if necessary to create a thin sauce. Whisk in the lemon juice.
  • Combine the drained spaghetti, the sautéed vegetables, and the hummus sauce. Add the sliced green onions and the sesame seeds. Serve and enjoy!