I already knew that hummus and eggs go great together, but with this recipe, it’s almost like an egg salad made with hummus instead of a mayo dressing.

This hummus for breakfast recipe is very satisfying to a hungry belly, but won’t make you feel overly full or weighed down. Join Apronese to find out how to make a hummus breakfast mug.

Hummus for Breakfast Recipe

Combine hummus and eggs to make this egg salad-like hummus breakfast mug in just a couple of minutes.

Author: Beth

Prep Time: 5 mins / Total Time: 5 mins

Servings: 1


  • 2 large eggs ($0.34)
  • 1/4 cup hummus ($0.24)


  • Crack two eggs into a large mug. Microwave on high for 30 seconds and then stir until the eggs are slightly scrambled.
  • Microwave on high for 15 seconds and then stir. Repeat the 15 second cooking and stirring interval two more times, or until the egg is cooked and fluffy.
  • Stir in 1/4 cup of your favorite hummus and then enjoy.

If your hummus is a little on the bland side, add a dash of salt to the eggs while cooking.


Serving: 1 Serving ・ Calories: 303.6 kcal ・ Carbohydrates: 12.8 g ・ Protein: 17.4 g ・ Fat: 20.6 g ・ Sodium: 413 mg ・ Fiber: 3.5 g

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How to Make Hummus for Breakfast – Step-by-step Photos

cook eggs for 30 seconds and then take out and stir

Step 1: Pop the eggs in the microwave for 30 seconds, then give it a good stir to scramble the eggs. I don’t even bother with non-stick spray or butter. Sometimes I add a dash of salt, though.
cook for another 15 seconds and take out and srirStep 2: Then cook for 15 seconds more and stir again. I found that if I went for a full 30 twice in a row without stirring, it would get kind of dense and rubbery.
cook for another 15 seconds and then take out and stir Step 3: Cook for 15 more seconds and then stop to stir once again. It’s almost done now.
cook for last 15 seconds and stir Step 4: One last 15 second nuke and it’s all cooked. Light and fluffy. That was only 1 minute and 15 seconds total.
Add Hummus to cooked eggs in mug Step 5: Add your favorite hummus (this is jalapeno flavored hummus).

Stir and then enjoy!

There are different methods to make your hummus for breakfast. For example, if you whisk in milk first, you don’t need to keep stopping and stirring to get a light, fluffy end product.

If you have tried to make it in other ways, please leave a comment below to share with us. And don’t forget to come back to Apronese for more fast and easy recipes.