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Healthy Road Trip Snacks + Spicy Hummus Recipe

  • Author: a Couple Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 to 8 jars 1x


Looking for healthy road trip snacks? Here are our top 10 snacks, with spicy hummus & veggie jars at the top of the list!



For the spicy hummus recipe

  • 1 medium garlic clove
  • 15-ounce can chickpeas + 1/2 cup can liquid
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons hot sauce (like Tabasco or Frank’s)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt

For the hummus jars

  • 6 to 8 mason jars
  • 1 bunch rainbow carrots
  • 1 bunch celery
  • 1 red bell pepper


  1. Peel the garlic. Drain the chickpeas into a liquid cup measure. In a food processor or blender, blend garlic, chickpeas, 1/2 cup chickpea can liquid, tahini, lemon juice, Frank’s hot sauce, paprika, and kosher salt. Blend on high until completely creamy. Taste, and add additional hot sauce if desired. Place a dollop of hummus into the bottom of each mason jar.
  2. Peel the carrots. Slice the carrots, celery and bell pepper into thin strips, then place them into the jars in the hummus.
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Blended
  • Cuisine: American

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