How to Make Hummus Egg Salad
If this protein packed hummus egg salad doesn’t go viral, I’ll be surprised. It’s quick, easy and an awesome lunch or snack idea for on the go! I often get tired of hard boiled eggs but this recipe can be so versatile. You can dip veggies, crackers or pita in this protein salad. It can also be enjoyed in a wrap or on top of toasty bread. Try it as a post workout snack or quick breakfast option.
Incorporating a protein into snacks and lunch can help provide satiety and consistent energy throughout the day. It’s important for multiple body functions and to preserve lean muscle mass. I love this hummus egg salad recipe because it takes less than 15 minutes and I am able to prep multiple servings for the week. This recipe is a meal prep winner if you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen.
Healthy Add-Ins for Salad
- Vegetable Ideas: Diced Celery, Peppers, Onion, Tomatoes, Scallions
- Chopped Bacon
- Minced Garlic
- Fresh Lemon Juice
- Other Flavors of Hummus
- Herbs: Dill, Basil, Parsley, Chives, Thyme
- Sauces: Hot Sauce, Sriracha, Spicy Mustard, Buffalo Sauce
Egg Salad with Hummus Nutrition Info:
Egg: Eggs are a high quality protein source and contain all the essential acids humans need (making it a complete protein). Eggs often have a bad reputation for cholesterol content which has been long debated. In moderation eggs are a nutrient dense, affordable, healthful protein option.
Hummus: Many people don’t know that hummus comes from chickpeas! Chickpeas are also a plant based protein and complex carbohydrate that has a lot to offer. It’s a great anti-inflammatory dip or ingredient to add to snacks and recipes. Hummus is also generally an allergy friendly option.