If you're wondering what to dip in hummus, we've got 25 great ideas for you!
Hummus is the best! It's a blended chickpea dip with a sesame paste (tahini), olive oil, and lemon juice. There are all sorts of hummus blends that include things like red pepper, spinach, roasted pine nuts, roasted meat, or artichokes.
These hummus dipping items will work for all kinds of savory hummus. If you've found a dessert hummus (like chocolate), I'd recommend fruit or crackers, but for our purposes - consider this list is for regular hummus and other savory blends!
What to Dip in Hummus
- Pita Chips
- Sliced Radishes
- Pretzel Sticks
- Sugar Snap Peas
- Pita Bread
- Sliced Cucumber
- Chopped Broccoli
- Baby Carrots or Sliced Carrots
- Sliced Bell Peppers (red is the most ripe)
- Veggie Wrap
- Grape Tomatoes
- Snow Peas
- Bagel Chips
- Veggie Straws
- Roasted Root Vegetables
- Almond Crackers
- Chopped Cauliflower
- Stuffed Grape Leaves
- Grissini Breadsticks
- Gherkins or Small Pickles
- Potato Chips
- Salami Slices
- Sliced Mushrooms
- Toasted Baguette Slices
More Hummus Ideas
Want to make your own hummus or have a hummus appetizer board? Here are some of our favorite hummus-related recipes!
What is traditionally served with hummus?
In the Middle East, where hummus originated, it is usually served with pita bread, sliced cucumbers, and tomatoes.
What does hummus taste like?
Hummus has a creamy texture and tastes subtly tangy and nutty. It's quite savory and may have some garlicky undernotes while primarily being chickpea forward.
Can you freeze hummus?
Yes, you can freeze any type of hummus! Place it into an airtight bag or container and freeze it for up to 6 months.
How long can hummus be out of the refrigerator?
Hummus should not be out of the refrigerator for longer than 4 hours. If it's out longer than that it should be discarded.
What’s in hummus?
Hummus is a blended dip made from chickpeas, tahini (sesame paste), olive oil, lemon juice, and spices.
How do you use hummus?
You can use hummus by serving it as an appetizer or part of a meal alongside pita or cut vegetables, use it as a spread on a sandwich or wrap, or at it to a grain or salad bowl.
How long does hummus last?
Homemade hummus usually lasts for up to 4 days in the refrigerator, but storebought hummus will last for 6 to 7 days after it's been opened.