Excellent source of protein – from chickpeas
Legumes are also a good source of fiber.
Yield: 6 ½-cup servings
2 cups cooked garbanzos (chickpeas, 16 oz. can)
2 Tbs tahini
2 Tbs lemon juice
4 Tbs water (approx.) fresh, or drained from garbanzos
½ tsp celery salt
½ tsp cumin
1 tsp fresh cilantro or parsley, diced
5 cherry tomatoes
Drain garbanzos; put in the blender with tahini, lemon juice, and enough water (or their liquid) to blend. Pour into bowl.
Wash and chop the tomatoes into halves or quarters. Mix into bowl with all remaining ingredients. Serve chilled with toasted pita bread, tortilla chips, or crackers.
Nutritional Information: 132 Kcal, carbohydrates: 18 g, protein: 6 g, fat: 4 g.
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