Chickpea-Yogurt Spread

Chickpea-Yogurt SpreadRecipe
2 cups

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1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
1 clove garlic
Zest of 1 lime (3/4 tsp.)
1/2 cup coarsely chopped onion
2 teaspoons curry powder
1/2 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro
1 ripe mango or apple, peeled, pitted and sliced
Sliced pita or other bread, brushed with olive oil and toasted or grilled, optional
Vegetables, optional


In a food processor or blender, puree chickpeas, 1/4 cup yogurt, garlic, lime zest, onion, curry powder, salt and cilantro until smooth. (Spread may be prepared to this point and then covered and refrigerated up to 3 days ahead.)

Spoon chickpea mixture into a decorative bowl, fold in remaining yogurt, top with mango (or apple) and serve with pita or bread. Add veggies for dipping, if desired.

Created date

March 2007

Nutritional Information

Calories 159
Fat 2 g
Satfat 0 g
Protein 7 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 6 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 846 mg