Quick Garlic Bean Dip
“I've contributed this thick dip to many get-togethers, and there’s never any left to bring home,” shares Kallee McCreery of Escondido, California. Try serving the party starter with pita chips or fresh veggies.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
- 1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
- 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1 garlic clove, peeled
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Pita bread wedges
- In a food processor, combine the beans, mayonnaise, parsley, lemon juice, garlic and salt; cover and process until smooth.
- Transfer to a serving dish. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve with pita bread.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 112 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 297mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.
Originally published as Irresistable Garlic Bean Dip in Light & Tasty February/March 2006
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