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Protein powered hummus

It’s always fun to sneak in a secret ingredient - this one is an egg!
Recipe and photo provided by CanolaInfo.org
Bowl of hummus with sliced hard boiled egg on top sitting inside larger bowl filled with whole wheat pita bread.
2 1/2 servings / 40 mins

Prep 5  min / Cook 35  min

Ingredients   
  • 1 can (15-oz/426 mL) no salt added chickpeas, rinsed and drained 
  • 4 large hard-boiled eggs, divided 
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) canola oil 
  • 3 medium garlic cloves, peeled 
  • 1 medium chipotle chili pepper (packed in adobo sauce) 
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped cilantro, divided
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) water
 Directions
  1. In food processor, combine chickpeas, 3 hard-boiled eggs, canola oil, garlic, pepper, lemon juice, cumin and all but 1 tbsp (15 mL) cilantro. Purée until smooth, adding up to 1/3 cup (75 mL) water for desired consistency. 
  2. In shallow serving bowl, add hummus. Slice remaining egg into wedges and garnish with remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) cilantro. 
Nutritional info per serving : 3 tbsp (45 mL)
  • Calories 80
  • Protein 4 g
  • Total Fat 5 g
     Saturated Fat 1 g           
     Cholesterol 60 mg
  • Carbohydrates 5 g
    Fibre 1 g          
    Sugars 0 g
    Added sugar 0 g
  • Sodium 35 mg
  • Potassium 78 mg