When you think of hummus, you usually think of the delicious garlic dip that goes well with pita chips, fruit, and nearly every other thing you can dip. In fact, … … Here’s what else to eat with hummus, according to a few super-creative R.D.s. But our favorite creamy dip can actually be used for so much more than a quick afternoon snack. Given the snack’s health benefits, it might make you want to rethink treating hummus as just a side dish. However, there are plenty of other ways to incorporate the treat into your daily cooking. We could happily eat hummus straight out of the tub with nothing more than a box of crackers or some toasted pita chips. Don’t get us wrong. 1 Experiment With Different Veggies Okay—so this is still a “veggie” method, but hummus is a great tool for trying veggies you haven’t tried before, or don’t usually like eating. We could happily eat hummus straight out of the tub with nothing more than a box of crackers or some toasted pita chips. Don’t get us wrong. Turns out, there’s actually a lot more you can do with hummus besides using it as a dip. Get creative for your next online culinary course assignment with some of these hummus dishes.