Protein powered hummus

It’s always fun to sneak in a secret ingredient - this one is an egg!
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 
     

 

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