Low Fat Hummus Recipe

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Preparation Time10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Canned chickpeas450 Gram (1 Can)
 Olive oil1 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Plain low fat yogurt/Fromage frais3 Tablespoon
 Lemon1 , juiced
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 630 Calories from Fat 95

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.7 mg0.9%

Sodium 1380 mg57.5%

Total Carbohydrates 113 g37.8%

Dietary Fiber 22.9 g91.6%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 26 g51.5%

Vitamin A 2.8% Vitamin C 106.5%

Calcium 27.5% Iron 38.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Empty the chickpeas into a sieve and rinse through, then drain.
Put all the ingredients, except for the olive oil, in a blender and mix to a smooth paste.
Add a little oil on top of the finished dish to taste if desired.
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