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Diabetic Recipe: Chipotle Hummus

Makes 12 servings - Serving size is 2 tablespoons


  • 15-oz. can of chickpeas a/k/a garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup tahini paste (ground sesame seeds) 
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can of chipotle pepper in adobo sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt


Blend all of the ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth, thick and creamy.  Enjoy the hummus with fresh cut vegetables.

Nutrition per Serving

Calories: 85
Protein: 3 g
Fat: 6 g 
Saturated Fat: 0.7 g
Carbohydrate: 7 g
Fiber: 2 g

It's important to pay attention to serving size. Everyone's dietary needs and restrictions are unique. Check with your diabetes care team about specific questions or concerns.

Recipe adapted from Diabetes Forecast, photo credit: Kyle Dreier