Hummus with Roast Garlic Dip

Hummus with Roast Garlic Dip

The main ingredient of Hummus is chickpeas, which are low in fat and salt and contain no cholesterol. The roasted garlic in this recipe gives it a wonderful flavour.

CAL P/SERVE
69
kJ P/SERVE
288
FAT P/SERVE
2.4g
CARBS P/SERVE
7.2g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
3.3g
SUGAR P/SERVE
0.4g
SODIUM P/SERVE
125g
FAT
%
4.2%
ENERGY RDI%
3.3%

Hummus is high in iron and vitamin C and also has significant amounts of folate and vitamin B6.Add 1-2 tablespoons tahini if you desire (this is available in all supermarkets).

Serve with Falafel Balls.Add a little cumin for a twist.

Serve as a dip with Turkish bread sliced.

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas drained (keep a little of the water aside)
  • 3-4 roasted garlic cloves (roast for approx 15 mins in oven)
  • 1-2 tablespoon lemon juice (to taste)
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Pinch of Paprika

Method

  1. Place chickpeas, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice in a food processor until good consistency.  Add extra olive oil if too thick or some of the reserved water drained from the can of chickpeas or mix with some low fat yoghurt.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 8 Serving size:56g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 288 kJ 515 kJ
  69 Cal 123 Cal
Protein 3.3 g 5.9 g
Fat, total 2.4 g 4.2 g
- Saturated 0.3 g 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 7.2 g 12.8 g
- Sugars 0.4 g 0.7 g
Sodium 125 mg 223 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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