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.

This versatile hummus is perfect to dip into with vegetables or crackers but also works well as a spread on wraps. 

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Serving Size: 2 Tbsp (25 mL)

Makes: 3 cups (750 mL)


  1. If you like your hummus tangy (sour), add more lemon juice.
  2. You can also use a mortar and pestle for a chunky hummus.


2 cans Romano beans, drained and rinsed

19 oz (540 mL) each 

Canola oil

1/3 cup (75 mL)

Lemon juice

1 Tbsp (15 mL) 

Salt and pepper 

1/4 tsp (1 mL) each

Finely chopped onion

1/4 cup (50 mL)


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

Nutrition Information per serving: 

Calories: 61 kcal

Protein: 2 g

Fat: 3 g

Carbohydrate: 6 g

Fibre: 2 g

Sodium: 136 mg

Last Update – December 28, 2016

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