Shelf Life Tips
- How long does homemade hummus last? The exact answer depends to a large extent on storage conditions - to maximize the shelf life of hummus, keep it refrigerated at all times.
How long does homemade hummus last in the refrigerator? Homemade hummus will generally keep for about 4 to 7 days, assuming it has been continuously refrigerated.
To further extend the shelf life of hummus, freeze it: to freeze hummus, place inside covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
How long does hummus last in the freezer? Properly stored, hummus will maintain best quality in the freezer for about 4 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
The freezer time shown is for best quality only - hummus that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
How can you tell if hummus is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the hummus: if hummus develops an off odor or flavor, or if mold appears, discard the hummus.
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