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Count Dip

1-2-3 Dip!

Snack Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

5 minutes

Serving Size

1/2 cup



meat grain veg


Meat/Meat Alternate, Grains and Vegetable (choose two)


  • 1 15 oz can of chickpeas
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Salt to taste


Choose one as complementary side

  • 3 oz eq whole-wheat pita chips
  • 36 celery or carrot sticks, 1/2" by 4"


  1. Drain and rinse chickpeas.
  2. Combine chickpeas with garlic and lemon juice in a food processor.
  3. If crediting chickpeas as a meat alternate, serve 1/2 cup with either 1/2 oz eq whole-wheat pita chips, or 6 celery or carrot sticks.
  4.  If crediting chickpeas as a vegetable, serve 1/2 cup with 1/2 oz eq whole-wheat pita chips.
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This recipe created in partnership with

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