5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Baked Hummus Dip [VIDEO]

5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Baked Hummus Dip (gluten-free) - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

This 5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Baked Hummus Dip is the perfect lightened-up appetizer to serve for game-day or for any gathering! It is simple to prepare, made with minimal ingredients, has all of the buffalo chicken flavors you love, and it’s made with a healthy, creamy alternative: hummus.

5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Baked Hummus Dip (gluten-free) - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

If you’ve never had warm hummus and think it sounds strange, you simply need to try it. It is SO good!

5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Baked Hummus Dip (gluten-free) - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

The first time I tried a baked hummus appetizer was on our Hampton’s Retreat. We made Liz’ Mexican Layered Hummus Dip and I was SOLD. I knew I had to make a version for LCK that you guys would absolutely love, too!

5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Baked Hummus Dip (gluten-free) - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

It’s creamy, healthy, lightened-up, so flavorful, and made with only FIVE ingredients. You can also prep this earlier in the day, or the day before, and then bake it right before serving. Party WIN.

5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Baked Hummus Dip (gluten-free) - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

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5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Baked Hummus Dip

Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 0:20 Serves 6



For Serving

  • Cucumber slices
  • Carrot spears
  • Tortilla chips
  • Plantain Chips


1. Pre-heat oven to 350ºF.
2. In a large bowl add chicken, hot sauce, and black pepper. Mix until combined. Add in hummus and mix well.
3. Pour mixture into an 8x8 baking dish. Spread evenly and top with cheese.
4. Bake for 15-20 minutes until cheese is melted and golden.
5. Top with garnishes and serve warm with cut-up vegetables and tortilla chips

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Buffalo Chicken Dip [VIDEO]

This lightened up Buffalo Chicken Dip is packed with veggies and loaded with flavor. It is the perfect cleaned up version of your favorite hearty appetizer, that can also be devoured as a main dish, too!

Light Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip

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You guys… this Buffalo Chicken Dip is my new obsession. It’s lighter and cleaner than your typical buff chicken dip but is SO hearty and delicious. We devoured it in 2 hours flat, maybe less.


Light Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
  1. 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  2. 2 cups spinach
  3. 1 onion, diced
  4. 3 cups shredded cooked chicken
  5. 1/2 cup mayo (homemade or store-bought)
  6. 1/2 cup hot sauce
  7. 1 teaspoon garlic granules/powder
  8. 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  9. 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  10. 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  11. 1/4 teaspoon dill
  12. Pinch fine sea salt
  13. 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (local whenever possible), divided
  14. Chopped scallions, for garnish
Serve with
  1. Carrots
  2. Celery Stalks
  3. Veggies of choice
  4. Crackers
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. 1. In a small skillet heat 1 tablespoon of avocado oil and sauté onion for 2 minutes. Add spinach and sauté until wilted. Place in a bowl with shredded chicken in a bowl and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together mayo, hot sauce, garlic granules, onion powder, parsley, dill, salt.
  4. Add mayo mixture to the chicken mixture and toss to combine. Add in 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese.
  5. In a baking dish add chicken mixture. Top with remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes until cheese is bubbling. Serve hot.
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Light Buffalo Chicken Dip

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