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Baby Carrots and Low-Fat Hummus

2 servings

Source: Source: Susan Levin, MS, RD, CSSD

red pepper hummus

For a quick snack, serve baby carrots with hummus! If making your own hummus, use the ingredients listed. Otherwise, use a low-fat hummus of your choice.

About the Recipe

171 Calories · 7.1 Protein · 8.4 Fiber
Gluten-free · Nut-free


Makes 2 Servings

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  1. If you do not have any prepared hummus on hand, place cooked chickpeas (if canned, drain and rinse), in a food processor or blender with 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, tahini, garlic (1/8 teaspoon garlic powder can be used instead of 1 clove fresh), and black pepper (for roasted red pepper version, add 1/2 cup or half of a water-soaked red pepper and cumin). Process until very smooth (about 1-2 minutes). If more liquid is needed, add more lemon juice or water. Garlic, cumin, and black pepper can be adjusted for personal taste preferences.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (1/2 cup hummus with 8 baby carrots):
Calories: 171
Fat: 3.4 g
     Saturated Fat: 0.3 g
     Calories from Fat: 16.8%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 7.1 g
Carbohydrates: 30 g
Sugar: 8.6 g
Fiber: 8.4 g
Sodium: 82 mg
Calcium: 82 mg
Iron: 2.6 mg
Vitamin C: 10.6 mg
Beta-Carotene: 10,704 mcg
Vitamin E: 1.1 mg

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