Are chickpeas keto friendly?
1/2 cup (130g)
% Daily Value*
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
No, chickpeas are not keto-friendly.
Chickpeas have 22 grams of total carbohydrates. About 4 grams is sugar and 6 grams comes from fiber. The resulting net carbs is 16 grams. This makes chickpeas extremely ill-suited for a keto diet.
Consider these keto-friendly options:
Edamame is a keto-friendly option. It has 8 grams of total carbs. Approximately 2 grams comes from sugar and 4 grams comes from fiber. This results in a total of 4 grams of net carbs, 13 grams fewer than chickpeas.