SERVINGS:
3 1/4 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

INGREDIENTS:
2 (15.5-ounce) cans no-salt-added chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

DIRECTIONS:
1. Place beans and garlic in a food processor; pulse 5 times or until chopped. Add 1/2 cup water and remaining ingredients; pulse until smooth, scraping down sides as needed. Serve with sliced veggies or pita chips.
 
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 44
Fat: 2.5g
Protein: 1.5g
Carbohydrate: 4.4g
Fiber: 0.9g
Cholesterol: 0.0mg
Iron: 0.3mg
Sodium: 74mg
Calcium: 12mg