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What is a hummus recipe for people with diabetes?

This easy hummus recipe includes a puree of chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans), garlic, cumin, and other Indian spices. Serve this dip with whole-grain chips or crackers for a low-carb snack perfect for people with diabetes. Keep in mind that one serving of this dip is two tablespoons.

Hummus with Indian Spices

Ingredients

1/2 cup minced onion
1 tsp canola oil
2 medium garlic cloves, minced or pressed
1 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp garam masala
pinch ground cayenne (red pepper)
1 cup canned unsalted diced tomatoes
1-1/2 cups canned garbanzo beans
2 tsp fresh lime juice
1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
pinch salt, to taste
1/2 cup cold water, as needed

Directions

1. In medium skillet, heat oil to low, add onions and sauté 5 minutes, or until soft.
2. Add dry spices, sauté for 1 additional minute, stirring constantly.
3. Add tomatoes, reduce heat low, stir. Cover, simmer 5 minutes.
4. While onion mixture is cooking, add chickpeas to food processor and puree, adding enough water to create smooth texture.
5. Stir puree into tomato mixture, add lime juice and cilantro.
6. Cook on low 5 minutes.
7. Add salt to taste. Serve.

Additional Information
Serve with low-carb, whole-grain chips or veggie dippers.

Makes 8 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 66.9
Total Carbs 10.5 g
Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
Sugars 3.2 g
Total Fat 1.4 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Potassium 59.2 mg
Protein 2.9 g
Sodium 153.7 mg
 

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