For the first time ever, Dunkin’ is featuring hummus on the menu! And hummus lovers around the world know that May 13th is International Hummus Day. Coincidence? No way; here’s the story behind how Dunkin’ conceived and created a delicious treat – new Roasted Tomato & Hummus Toast – just in time to join the celebration this year!
If you haven’t tried it yet, here’s what you find in this seasonal all-day pick-me-up: oven-roasted tomatoes and savory hummus spread atop our toasted sourdough bread finished with Za’atar seasoning, a rich blend of spices with sesame and dried herbs.
Why Hummus? Why Now?
The culinary team is always looking to bring new, premium ingredients into every Dunkin’ for our guests to enjoy and had been looking at ways to make hummus part of that offering. “When looking at ingredients, we strive to bring in elevated products that meet the needs of our guests. Our Roasted Tomato & Hummus Toast delivers an approachable, yet on-trend, international flavor profile with the oven-roasted tomatoes and Za’atar seasoning bringing premium ingredients to the product,” said Cassidy Salus, Savory Research & Development Technologist at Dunkin’. “It’s an option that Dunkin’ fans can feel good about, with high-quality seasonal flavors and ingredients, and it’s easy to take on the go.
A Base of Beautiful Bread
It’s no surprise that every order of our Roasted Tomato & Hummus Toast begins with a foundation of toasted sourdough bread, since all Dunkin’ toasts rely on its ideal size, flavor, and consistency. Next comes a spread of creamy hummus, and then what sets this hummus toast apart from others – it’s topped with perfectly seasoned, roasted tomatoes.
The finishing touch is a dusting of Za’atar seasoning, which features a rich blend of spices, with sesame and dried herbs. Our culinary geniuses worked to develop this special blend that would pair perfectly with our hummus and roasted tomatoes adding bright, nutty, and herbal notes to round out the tartness of the tomatoes and the creaminess of the hummus.
A Recommended Pairing
The only thing that could make Roasted Tomato & Hummus Toast better is to pair it with a delightful Dunkin’ sip. In keeping with the global feel of International Hummus Day, we suggest the new Sunrise Batch Iced Coffee. Part of our Limited Batch series, this bright and balanced medium roast features a blend of beans sourced from Kenya and Latin America, for a smooth, full-bodied coffee that imparts notes of cocoa and toasted nuts.
Power Your P.M., Get Triple Points
Okay, there actually is another way, beyond pairing it with a Dunkin’ sip, to make this toast even more exciting. Every Thursday afternoon through June 16, DD Perks Members can earn 3X1 points on Roasted Tomato & Hummus Toast, in addition to fan-favorites like Cold Brew, Espresso, Dunkin’ Refreshers, Roasted Tomato & Avocado Toast and Tomato Pesto Grilled Cheese.
If you are not yet a DD Perks Member, now is a great time to join. Simply download the Dunkin’ app, sign up for DD Perks, and you’ll also enjoy one free medium Dunkin’ Refresher as a new DD Perks Member.2
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1Offer valid 12:00pm to close local time on qualifying purchases of Espresso Drinks, Cold Brew, Dunkin' Refreshers, Original & Tomato Pesto Grilled Cheese or Hummus & Avocado Toasts on Thursday, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16.
2DD Perks offer expires 7 days after joining. Limit 1 free medium Dunkin’ Refresher per member. May not be combined with other offers. Participation may vary. Limited-time offer.