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Chickpea Dip

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Number of servings: 4


    • 3 cloves garlic
    • 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
    • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
    • 1 tsp olive oil
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1/4 tsp paprika
    • 1/8 tsp pepper
    • 1 19-oz can chickpeas, drained


Put all ingredients into a food processor, and blend until smooth. Serve at room temperature with pita chips, crackers, carrots, or other dipping vegetables.

Nutrition Facts
Chickpea Dip 
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 480mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 4g
Protein 7g  
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 6%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 1
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 1
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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Recipes that are "low fat," "low calorie," low cholesterol," and/or "low sodium" conform to the relevant criteria from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.