Sometimes you need something that will fill you up, but you’re not really in the mood for a meal. That’s when these high-protein dips come in hand! They will keep you full and focused until your next meal. They also taste amazing! These high-protein dips don’t just have to be for a quick snack, they can also be spread on toast for an easy lunch or served at a party. The possibilities are endless. Mostly made with beans and spices, these recipes are super simple and take almost no time. There’s also so many ways you can modify them, so that they taste exactly how you want. You have to try these high-protein dips!
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1. Savory Pumpkin Hummus
Source: Savory Pumpkin Hummus
This Savory Pumpkin Hummus by Mitra Shirmohammadi is a delicious and creamy alternative to the traditional version inspired by seasonal ingredients and flavors. It makes the perfect high-protein and nutrient-dense snack or side dish that happens to be vegan, gluten-free, and grain-free. It works so well in wraps and sandwiches and also as a spread on toast or pizza.
2. Broad Bean Dip
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Spring is just around the corner so here is something light and fresh to welcome the warmer weather. This Broad Bean Dip by Melissa Tedesco plays with those natural, grassy, and earthy flavors of the broad beans and enhances them with lemon and coriander. It’s perfect as a dip or spread.
3. Smoked Tofu and Chickpea Spread
Source: Smoked Tofu and Chickpea Spread
4. Red Lentil Hummus
Source: Red Lentil Hummus
5. Turmeric and Ginger Hummus
Source: Turmeric and Ginger Hummus
6. Chickpea Fondue
Source: Chickpea Fondue
Fondue is more than just food, it’s a whole dining experience. In this Chickpea Fondue by Sara Hohn, chickpeas take main stage, creating the silky smooth texture for the ooey-gooey dish you know and love. It’s loaded with roasted peppers, warm spices, and nutritional yeast for cheesiness.
7. Turmeric Hummus
Source: Turmeric Hummus
8. Tuscan Style Chickpea Spread
Source: Tuscan Style Chickpea Spread
Chickpeas are a great source of plant-based protein, and can be turned into such delicious spreads. This Tuscan Style Chickpea Spread by Lydia Figeuras has an Italian spin on it, and pairs wonderfully with veggies, bread, and whatever else you like to dip with.
9. Pink Hummus
Source: Pink Hummus
Because of their color, black eyed peas make a perfect base for this Pink Hummus by Lena Novak. They also taste delicious! However, you can also use Navy beans or chickpeas and it will be just fine. Then just make hummus as usual, adding in a roasted red beet to get that beautiful pink color. Pink hummus is so easy and makes eating lunch so much more fun! Eat it on toast, in a pita falafel sandwich, or with crackers! Pink hummus is the perfect high protein spread! Bring this aesthetically pleasing hummus to a party to impress the guests. It will be the star of their insta stories.
10. Adzuki Bean and Kale Hummus With Sweet Potato Chips
Chips and dip get a healthy, even more delicious twist in this recipe! Rich sweet potato pairs perfectly with this adzuki bean hummus to keep you full. Tahini, salt, pepper, and garlic give the dip a flavorful kick, while added kale leaves give you a healthful dose of green veggies. You have to try this Adzuki Bean and Kale Hummus With Sweet Potato Chips by Sylwia Radzaj!
11. Easy Avocado Hummus
Source: Easy Avocado Hummus
This Easy Avocado Hummus by Hayley Canning is creamy, delicious and easy to make. The perfect homemade gluten-free, vegan and healthy dip to enjoy at any time. The best part is, you can make this healthy hummus dip in less than 10 minutes!
12. Artichoke, Chickpea and Lemon Dip
This Artichoke, Chickpea and Lemon Dip by Julie Zimmer is light, lemony and easy to make. Artichokes are excellent for you. They are high in antioxidants and are a rich source of vitamins, fibre and minerals. Marinated artichokes have a rich flavour which makes them great for dips, casseroles, salads or appetizers.
13. Curried Lentil Hummus
Source: Curried Lentil Hummus
Curried lentil hummus is THE perfect protein fueled dip. No chickpeas? No problem! This Curried Lentil Hummus by Harriet Porterfield is made with lentils instead of chickpeas, which makes for a super creamy and filling dip. Gently flavored with my fave spices, for a taste that will have you dipping for more! Delicious with fresh veggies and pitta bread, or as a sandwich and wrap filling.
14. Roasted Red Pepper Lentil Dip
Source: Roasted Red Pepper Lentil Dip
15. 1-Step Edamame Basil Hummus
Source: 1-Step Edamame Basil Hummus
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