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Low GI Meals

Spinach Hummus Dip

Spinach Hummus Dip

Nutritional Information:

Calories: 108
Carbs: 10g
Protein: 7g
Fat: 5g
Fibre: 0g

Ready In:

0:30 Mins


  • Phase 1
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Serves: 8-10


  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1 big handful of fresh baby spinach

  • 1 cup shredded low fat cheddar cheese

  • Zest from one lemon

  • Freshly squeezed juice from one lemon

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper or hot pepper sauce

  • 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup water (approx)

  • Paprika (a light sprinkle on top)

  • Raw vegetables for dipping


  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F
  2. In a blender or food processor combine chickpeas, garlic and spinach. Pulse until chickpeas and spinach are finely chopped, scraping sides if necessary.
  3. Add cheese, lemon juice and pepper and pulse until evenly combined. Gradually add enough of the water to thin the dip to desired consistency.
  4. Transfer to an oven proof serving dish.
  5. Bake in preheated 350 °F (180 °C) oven for about 20 minutes or until warmed through.

OPTION:  The dip does not have to be served  hot, you can serve it just as it is.