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Baby Carrots with Chickpea Guacamole

4+ servings

Source: Adapted from Mary McDougall of the McDougall Program,

Adding chickpeas to your guacamole will reduce the amount of fat, without sacrificing flavor! Serve with baby carrots or other vegetables.

About the Recipe

89 Calories · 3.9 g Protein · 3.6 g Fiber
Gluten-free · Nut-free


Makes 4+ Servings

  • chickpeas, rinsed and drained (1 15-ounce can)
  • garlic, crushed (1 clove)
  • lemon juice (1 tbsp.)
  • medium onion, chopped (1)
  • small avocado, peeled and chopped (1/2)
  • medium tomato, chopped (1)
  • green onions, thinly sliced (4)
  • canned chopped green chilies or fresh serrano pepper (1 tbsp.)


  1. Place the chickpeas in a food processor or blender. Add the lemon juice and garlic. Process briefly, until the chickpeas are slightly crushed.

  2. Add the onion and avocado.

  3. Place the mixture in a bowl and add the tomato, green onions, and chilies. Mix well.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (1/4 cup)

Calories: 89
Fat: 2.6 g
     Saturated Fat: 0.3 g
     Calories from Fat: 26.3%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 3.9 g
Carbohydrates: 13.7 g
Sugar: 1.6 g
Fiber: 3.6 g
Sodium: 10 mg
Calcium: 30 mg
Iron: 1.3 mg
Vitamin C: 6.8 mg
Beta-Carotene: 127 mcg
Vitamine E: 0.5 mg

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