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What to Eat with Hummus – LOTS of Ideas!!

What to Eat with Hummus will help you find creative ways to enjoy this healthy dip. It’s a popular food in many cultures and is often served as an appetizer or side dish. It’s made with chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil.

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What to Eat with Hummus - Bowl of Hummus with pita bread, red peppers, green peppers, snow peas, apples, celery sticks, and carrot sticks.
What to Eat with Hummus? Fresh bell peppers, apples, carrot sticks, celery sticks, and pita bread.

What is Hummus?

Traditional hummus is a creamy condiment made with garbanzo beans as the main ingredient. Add olive oil, garlic, tahini, and lemon juice to make a delicious dip. You can easily make your own hummus in a blender or food processor at home.

With the soaring popularity of classic hummus, there’s been a lot of variations created. Red pepper hummus, white bean hummus, pumpkin hummus, and black bean hummus. There are now even dessert hummus.

Different Types of Hummus - Carrot Hummus, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Beet Hummus
Different Types of Hummus – Classic Hummus, Beet Hummus, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, and Carrot Hummus

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Here’s Creative Ideas on What to Eat with Hummus

Pita Chips and Pita Bread

What to Eat with Hummus - Pita Bread and Hummus
What to Eat with Hummus – Pita Bread and Hummus topped with olive oil, paprika, and fresh parsley

Pita bread is a classic choice for eating with hummus. There’s nothing like warm pita bread slathered with freshly made hummus to bring a smile to your face.


The crunchy contrast of crackers added to the creaminess of hummus makes the perfect snack for someone on the go.

Tortilla Chips

If you’re tired of salsa, you can dip your corn chips into your favorite hummus recipe. This creamy dip pairs well with corn chips.

Bagels or Bagel Chips

What to Eat with Hummus - Bagels and Hummus
What to Eat with Hummus – Bagels and Hummus

Using bagel chips to smear on creamy hummus makes a tasty treat. Add a slice of cucumbers, red peppers, or avocado is a great way to make it even better.

Kale Chips

One of my friends favorite ways to get her healthy fats was to pair her kale chips with hummus. Kale chips are an unexpected choice for what to serve with hummus.


The sweetness of apple slices compliment the savory taste of hummus. If you want a real treat, dip your apples in chocolate hummus. It’s decadent tasting dip with health benefits.

Buddha Bowls

What to Eat Hummus With - Buddha Bowls
What to Eat Hummus With – Buddha Bowls

Buddha bowls are a type of dish that is made up of a variety of small sides.

The term comes from the bowls being packed to the rim – resembling Buddha’s belly. Buddha bowls are typically vegetarian, but you can also add meat or fish. Add a dollop of hummus to the top of the bowl for extra goodness.

Roasted Vegetables

If you’re looking for what goes good with hummus that’s healthy, you can’t beat roasted vegetables.

Roasted carrots, zucchini, eggplant, cauliflower, sweet potato, and broccoli are all great ideas to dip in your homemade hummus recipe.


Hummus with Crudités
What to Eat with Hummus? – Hummus with Fresh Veggies is a Healthy Snack

If hunger strikes, having a variety of cut-up fresh vegetables in the refrigerator ready to eat is the perfect fast food or easy appetizer when friends come over. Here are some of my favorite fresh vegetables to eat with hummus:


Carrots are the perfect food for dipping into hummus. If you’re short on time, you can always use bags of baby carrots instead of chopping you’re own carrot sticks. They’re sweet and crunch, and they pair perfectly with the hummus flavors.


Cucumbers are another refreshing vegetable option. The coolness of the cucumber combines well with the creamy texture of hummus.

Fresh vegetables like cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers, carrot sticks, radishes, snap peas, and celery sticks all taste better when dipped into hummus.


Hummus on Wraps
What to Eat with Hummus? – Wraps with Hummus

Hummus is the perfect condiment to add to your favorite wrap recipe to make an easy meal. Add the hummus directly to your wrap, and then add the rest of your favorite ingredients like sliced meat, raw vegetables, and spinach leaves.

Sandwich Spread

Instead of mayo, why not use hummus as your spread on your favorite sandwich? This creamy spread elevates sandwiches and offers a healthy alternative to traditional spreads.

Avocado Toast

I like to add a layer of hummus to my avocado toast. It adds another layer of flavor that tastes amazing. Be sure to spread the hummus on the toast before adding the avocado.

Salad Dressing

Salad with Homemade Hummus Dressing
What to Eat with Hummus? – Fresh Salads with Hummus Dressing

You can thicken your favorite salad dressing by adding a little hummus. It gives the salad a great flavor too.


I like to a scoop of hummus to my creamy vegetable soups. It adds depth and flavor to my favorite recipes and the extra protein is a bonus.

Garnishes for Hummus

When you serve plain hummus, you can add some fun toppings to take it to the next level. Here are some ideas:

  • Olive oil
  • Paprika
  • Cumin
  • Fresh parsley
  • Mint leaves
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Chopped cucumbers
  • Sumac
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Pomegranate perils
  • Minced chives
  • Chopped green onions
  • Fresh dill
  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • Feta cheese
  • Black olives
  • Kalamata olives
  • Toasted pine nuts

Hummus Four Different Flavors

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What Can You Eat Hummus With? – Four Different Flavors of Hummus

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