Healthy Hummus Chickpea Dip Recipe

The next time you're having a get together and want to whip up something that tastes great and is different from the usual party fare, try our healthy recipe for hummus chickpea dip.

Serve this delicious, healthy recipe with raw vegetables, crackers, pita or bagel chips, or any selection of whole grain breads.


1 can chickpeas (15-1/2-ounce), drained
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
2 Tablespoons onions, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt


1. Mash chickpeas in a small bowl until they are smooth.

2. Add oil and lemon juice; stir to combine.

3. Add chopped onions and salt.

4. Serve on bread or crackers.

Note: Garbanzo bean is another name for chickpea.


Makes 4 Servings, about 3 tablespoons each, plus 4 servings for another meal or snack.


Calories 90
Total fat 4 grams
Saturated fat Trace
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 148 milligrams

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