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.
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
Hummus is an ideal veggie dip, but don't stop at carrots! There are loads of colorful, crisp veggies that work well here. For some like green beans or asparagus, you may want to try blanching. Here are a few great ideas for vegetables to eat with hummus:
Here’s a dip recipe that’s ideal for parties and entertaining in any season: Layered Hummus Dip! This one even doubles as a tasty snack or a light dinner with a few other filling appetizers. Spread hummus on a platter or in a bowl, then top with cool cucumber, tomatoes, olives, artichokes and feta cheese. Each bite is a burst of tangy, bright and creamy flavor!
What to eat with hummus? Turn it into a 5-minute quick lunch or healthy easy dinner as a Hummus Bowl! This simple concept requires no cooking at all: layer a dollop of hummus with crunchy veggies and serve with pita wedges. It’s easily customizable and you can make it super basic or fancier with easy additions of ingredients (like rice, orzo or couscous). It's bursting with creamy, tangy, crunchy, fresh, and savory flavors.
That’s right: hummus on a sandwich. You don’t have to reserve hummus just for carrots and pita triangles! It works as a sandwich spread that’s full of plant-based protein to keep you full for hours. Throw it on bread with all your favorite crunchy veggies and it’s a lunch or snack that couldn’t be easier to whip up.
Use hummus in place of cream cheese in a classic pinwheel or roll up! It's perfect here with a quick mix of raw veggies rolled into a tortilla. Or, use it as a spread for a wrap instead of mayo! It's loaded with creamy, garlicky flavor.
What to eat with hummus? If you've got a dessert hummus around, it's ideal for eating with fruit! This rich, creamy dip is simple to whip up with an irresistibly chocolaty flavor. Here's what to eat with dessert hummus:
Strawberries Apple slices
Angel food cake or pound cake cubes
More hummus recipes
Love mixing up your own creamy hummus at home? Here are our top hummus recipes: