Protein-Powered Hummus

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 0 min 8
Protein-Powered Hummus
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1 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (rinsed)
4 large egg Egg, hard boiled (divided)
3 tbsp Canola oil
3 clove(s) Garlic (peeled)
1 chile Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
3 tbsp Lemon juice
1/2 tsp Cumin
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 cup Cilantro (coriander) (divided)
1/3 cup Water


1. In food processor, combine chickpeas, 3 hard-boiled eggs, canola oil, garlic, pepper, lemon juice, cumin, salt and all but 1 tbsp (15 mL) cilantro.

2. Purée until smooth, adding up to 1/3 cup (75 mL) water for desired consistency.

3. In shallow serving bowl, add hummus.

4. Slice remaining egg into wedges and garnish with remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) cilantro.


Hard Boiled Eggs:

  • Place eggs in a pot of cold water, make sure the water covers the eggs 1 inch above.
  • Boil eggs until they are at a rolling boil.
  • Turn off heat and let sit in water, covered for 10-12 minutes 
  • Strain eggs and run under cold water before peeling. 
  • Prepare as needed for recipe. 



are an important source of plant-based protein and are high in fibre!


are a great source of protein and contain important B vitamins!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 156
Calories from fat 87
Calories from saturated fat 11.6
Total Fat 9.7 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.6 g
Cholesterol 93 mg
Sodium 322 mg
Potassium 130 mg
Total Carbohydrate 12.1 g
Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
Sugars 2.7 g
Protein 7.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 0.5

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