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Buffalo Ranch Hummus & Pickled Celery

Buffalo Ranch Hummus with Pickled Celery

Buffalo Ranch Hummus with Pickled Celery strikes that balance between healthyish snacking and guilty pleasure, with rich, bold buffalo and ranch flavors spiked with a contrasting vinegary pop from pickled celery.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Servings 4


  • Food processor


Buffalo Ranch Hummus

  • 1 15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Sauce
  • 2-3 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil*
  • 3 tablespoon Hidden Valley Ranch seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

Pickled Celery

  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon white granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery (or about 4 stalks)


Buffalo Ranch Hummus

  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor, starting with 2tablespoons of olive oil. Process for 15 seconds.
  • Remove top and scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  • Continue processing another 15 seconds or until the mixture is smooth and creamy. If you're happy with the consistency, super! If you want it a little creamier, add another tablespoon of olive oil and process for another 10 seconds.
  • Now put that deliciousness in a sealed container and chillf or at least 2-3 hours to let the flavors develop.

Pickled Celery

  • Bring all ingredients except for the chopped celery to a gentle simmer over medium heat.
  • Stir until the sugar and celery salt are completely dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Add the celery to a small glass container and pour the pickling liquid over the celery.
  • Let sit until it gets to room temperature, then chill in the fridge for 2-3 hours before using.

Serving Instructions

  • When ready to serve, add hummus to a schmancy bowl, strain and arrange the pickled celery in the middle. Serve with pita chips, celery, carrot or bell pepper sticks, or cucumber slices.
  • Store the Buffalo Ranch Hummus and Pickled Celery in separate, sealed containers for up to 7 days.
Keyword buffalo hummus, buffalo ranch hummus, Frank's Red Hot hummus, pickled celery
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