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Garlic, lime and chickpea dip recipe

Garlic, lime and chickpea dip recipe

9 ratings

An exciting twist on classic houmous with fresh coriander and an added paprika punch. Enjoy this zesty garlic, lime and chickpea dip as a healthy snack alongside crunchy crudités. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 101 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free


  • 400g tinned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsp cold water
  • pinch paprika
  • 1 lime, finely zested and juiced
  • 1 tbsp coriander, finely chopped
  • crudités, to serve
If you don't have chickpeas, you can use any tinned bean in water

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    5g 7%
  • Saturates

    1g 3%
  • Sugars

    0g 0%
  • Salt

    0.3g 6%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 10.3g Protein 4.6g Fibre 2.9g


  1. In a food processor, whizz the chickpeas, garlic, olive oil, lime juice and just enough cold water to form a smooth, thick paste, adding a little more water if needed.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir through the paprika, lime zest and coriander; season to taste. Serve with crudités, for dipping.

Tip: The dip will keep well in the fridge for 3 days.

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