How Many Carbs Are in Hummus?


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According to the USDA, there are about 35 grams of carbohydrates in a cup of commercial hummus. One cup of hummus contains about 19 grams of protein and approximately 23 grams of fat. Hummus does not contain any cholesterol.

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Chickpeas are typically the primary ingredient in hummus, and are also its main source of protein. One cup of chickpeas contains about 290 calories and 5 grams of fat. Chickpeas are highly nutritious and do not contain any saturated fat or cholesterol. Tahini, a sesame paste, is another common ingredient in hummus. Tahini has a high fat content and high total caloric value. The other common ingredients in commercial hummus are salt, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice.

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