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Sandy Snack


5 Servings10 Servings20 Servings
Chickpeas (canned garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed well6.25 oz12.5 oz25 oz
Yogurt, low-fat or fat-free0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Lemon juice1 Tbsp2 Tbsp4 Tbsp
Hot pepper sauce (optional)1 drop2 drop4 drop
Olive oil0.75 Tbsp1.5 Tbsp3 Tbsp


  1. 1. Blend chicken peas, yogurt, lemon juice, olive oil and hot sauce in blender until smooth.
  2. 2. Serve as a sandwich spread or have children use it as a dip with whole grain crackers or fresh vegetables, such as carrot or cucumber slices.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1/4 cup (65g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 76 From Fat 25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Sat. Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 123mg 5%
Total Carb 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 6% Iron 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

This is a great snack with veggies or whole grain chips. It is also a tasty spread on bread with chicken, turkey or vegetables. This dish can be counted as a meat/meat alternate or a fruit/vegetable.

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 year olds; Snack. Must serve all of the following:

  • Meat/Meat Alternate