Student Health

Chickpea Dip


--3 cloves fresh garlic
--¼ C plain low-fat yogurt
--1Tbs. fresh lemon juice
--1 Tsp. olive oil
--¼ Tsp. salt
--¼ Tsp. paprika
--1/8 Tsp. black pepper
--1 (19oz ) can chickpeas, drained


1. Place all ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.

2. Serve with cut up fresh vegetables and/or whole wheat pita chips. (nutrition information below is for the dip only)

Note: Although calorie and fat content may appear to be high for dips and sauces, the key is to remember that a dip or sauce is rarely eaten alone. Once you calculate in some fresh vegetables or whole grain bread the meal percentages will balance out nicely.

Recipe Summary

  • Yield:  2 cups

  • Serving Size:  1/4 cup
Preparation Time:  5 minutes

This Recipe Provides:

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Nutrition Facts

  • Calories:  117

  • Fat:  8 gms

  • Protein: 4 gms

  • Carbohydrate:  9 gms

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