RecipeMediterranean Hummus Board

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 220
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Total Fat: 17 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 14 g
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 12 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3 g
  • Total Sugar: 0 g
    • Natural Sugar: 0 g
    • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 430 mg

Butter boards are all the rage on social media, and I’m having fun finding healthier ways to enjoy the tasty trend in my house. This Mediterranean version is a cinch to make—simply slather store-bought (or homemade, if you’re feeling motivated) hummus on a cutting board and sprinkle on whatever strikes your mood. This rendition calls for smoky paprika, chopped red onion, sliced black olives,  EVOO and a smattering of chives and scallions. I surround the mouthwatering masterpiece with sturdy veggie dippers and whole-grain crackers….and start the party! It’s fun, filling, and heart-healthy, too. Here’s a food fad I can get on board (lol) with!

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This recipe makes about 6 servings

• 2 cups homemade or store-bought hummus
• Smoky paprika to taste
• ½ (4-ounce) can sliced black olives
• 2 to 3 tablespoons chopped red onion
• 2 to 3 tablespoons chopped chives and scallions
• 1 to 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
• Optional dippers: sliced bell peppers, cucumbers, endive spears, whole grain crackers


Using a spatula, flat knife or spoon, spread hummus out evenly on a 19- by 14-inch cutting board, creating decorative waves.

Sprinkle on smoky paprika, olives, onion, chives and scallions (or any other preferred herbs). Drizzle on olive oil.

Surround with sturdy vegetable scoopers, including sliced bell peppers and cucumbers, endive spears, and whole grain crackers. Then, dig in!

Nutrition information does not include dippers because it’s tough to know what each person will select. 

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