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Romano Bean Hummus


Kids Recipe Challenge winning recipe 2011 – 3rd  place

Category: After school snacks, grades 4-6

Natalie from Windsor says kids will love the taste of her favourite dip.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Serving Size: 25 mL (2 tbsp)

Makes: 750 mL (3 cups)











2 cans (540 mL/19 oz each) Romano beans, drained and rinsed
Canola oil 75 mL 1/3 cup
Lemon juice 15 mL 1 tbsp
Each salt and pepper 1 mL 1/4 tsp
Finely chopped onion 50 mL 1/4 cup


  1. In a food processor, puree beans with oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. .
  2. Pulse in onion until well combined.

Tip #1: If you like your hummus tangy (sour), add more lemon juice.

Tip #2: You can also use a mortar and pestle for a chunky hummus.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 61 kcal, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 3 g, Carbohydrate: 6 g, Fibre: 2 g, Sodium: 136 mg


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