Beans are one of the healthiest carbohydrates you can eat. They are full of fiber and are a good source of protein. Start adding more beans to your diet with this quick and delicious recipe.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Serving Size: 2 tablespoons of dip plus 2 cucumber rounds
1 can (16-ounce) chickpea (garbanzo) beans, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1/2 lemon, juiced
¼ cup red pepper, diced
¼ cup celery, diced
Pinch ground black pepper
Pinch cayenne pepper or paprika (if you prefer less spicy, use paprika)
2 cucumbers, peeled and sliced into rounds
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Verify that the canned beans and mayonnaise that you are using are gluten-free and this dish can be gluten-free.
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