Chickpea Eggplant Dip Recipe

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Chickpea Eggplant Dip
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  1. Soak the dried chickpeas in cold water for 8 hours, then drain.
  2. Combine chickpeas, carrot, and onion in a medium saucepan, add 4 cups water, and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat and simmer until the chickpeas are tender, about 1 1/2 hours.
  4. Drain, remove carrot and onion, reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid.
  5. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 300°F.
  6. Toss the garlic and eggplant with 1.4 cup of olive oil and arrange on a cookie sheet (eggplant with the cut side down) and roast for 40 minutes.
  7. Add the chilies to the roasting pan, cut side down and roast for another 10 minutes. Set aside until cool enough to handle
  8. Scoop the flesh from the eggplant and transfer to a blender and then add the roasted garlic and chilies, chickpeas, harissa, cumin, remaining 2 tbsp olive oil, and 2-3 tbsp of the reserved cooking water.
  9. Puree, adding more of the cooking liquid 2-3 tbsp at a time if necessary until it's smooth and creamy.
  10. Serve at room temperature with pita!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 503.4 Kcal (2108 kJ)
Calories from fat 162.95 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.11g 28%
Sodium 33.74mg 1%
Potassium 979.75mg 21%
Total Carbs 51.71g 17%
Sugars 13.99g 56%
Dietary Fiber 16.31g 65%
Protein 14.49g 29%
Vitamin C 7.7mg 13%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 4.3mg 24%
Calcium 94.1mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 154.1 Kcal (645 kJ)
Calories from fat 49.88 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.54g 28%
Sodium 10.33mg 1%
Potassium 299.93mg 21%
Total Carbs 15.83g 17%
Sugars 4.28g 56%
Dietary Fiber 4.99g 65%
Protein 4.44g 29%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 13%
Iron 1.3mg 24%
Calcium 28.8mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.8
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • high fiber

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