What to eat with hummus? There are loads of fun things to dip: and many more ways to use it in bowls, sandwiches, wraps, and more.

What to eat with hummus

Are you a hummus lover? This creamy Mediterranean spread is solidly a household staple. It’s easy to default to carrots or pita for what to eat with hummus. But keep in mind: it’s for more than just dipping! Below we’ve got our favorite ways to dip this chickpea puree, and then a few more outside the box ideas. Add it to sandwiches, wraps, layered dips, or even make it into a quick 10 minute dinner!

What to eat with hummus? Here are a few of the best ways to use this creamy spread:

  • Veggie dip with carrots, celery, cucumber slices, bell pepper, radishes, snap or snow peas, broccoli, and more
  • Dip for bread or chips like pita bread, pita chips, flatbread, pretzel chips, bagel chips, crackers and crostini
  • Layered dip, topped with cucumber, tomatoes, olives, artichokes and feta cheese
  • Hummus bowls, served in a bowl with crunchy veggies, olives, pita wedges for dipping, and rice, orzo or couscous
  • Hummus sandwich, spread on bread and layered with vegetables
  • Hummus roll ups or wraps, spread inside a sandwich wrap instead of mayo
  • Dessert hummus with fruit (for chocolate hummus), with strawberries, apple slices, pineapple, grapes, or pretzels

Keep reading for the specific recipes!

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What to Eat with Hummus

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: N/A


What to eat with hummus? There are loads of fun things to dip: and many more ways to use it in bowls, sandwiches, wraps, and more.


Vegetables for dipping

  • Carrots or rainbow carrots
  • Celery
  • Cucumber slices
  • Bell pepper slices
  • Radish slices
  • Snap peas
  • Snow peas
  • Broccoli
  • Kohlrabi, peeled and cut into sticks
  • Endive spears
  • Fresh or blanched green beans
  • Blanched asparagus (lightly salted)

Breads or chips for dipping

  • Pita bread
  • Pita chips
  • Flatbread
  • Pretzel chips
  • Bagel chips
  • Crackers: almond crackers, sesame crackers, rice crackers, artisan crackers
  • Crostini


  1. Make this Homemade Hummus (or grab your favorite brand at the store).
  2. Prepare the veggies, breads or crackers above. Or serve it in an alternative method like Layered Hummus Dip, Hummus Sandwich, Hummus Bowl, or Hummus & Veggie Roll Ups.
  • Category: Appetizer or snack
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: What to Eat with Hummus

About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Meet Sonja and Alex Overhiser: Husband and wife. Expert home cooks. Authors of recipes you'll want to make again and again.

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