Avocado Hummus Recipe

Avocado Hummus
Anita Schecter
Ratings (12)
  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 bowl (serves 4)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
537 Calories
23g Fat
68g Carbs
21g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 bowl (serves 4)
Amount per serving
Calories 537
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 16g 58%
Protein 21g
Calcium 155mg 12%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This avocado is fantastic! You will love the flavor ​od the avocado combined with the nuttiness of the chickpeas.

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 oz.) can of chickpeas (or garbanzo beans)
  • 1 medium avocado (halved, pitted, and flesh removed)
  • 1/4 cup liquid from can of chickpeas
  • 3 to 5 tablespoons lemon juice (depending on taste)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Steps to Make It

  1. Drain chickpeas and set aside liquid from can.

  2. Combine remaining ingredients in blender or food processor.

  3. Add 1/4 cup of liquid from chickpeas.

  4. Blend for 3 to 5 minutes on low until thoroughly mixed and smooth.

Place in serving bowl, and create a shallow well in the center of the hummus. Add a small amount (1 to 2 tablespoons) of olive oil in the well. Garnish with parsley (optional).

Serve immediately with fresh, warm or toasted pita bread, or cover and refrigerate.

Storing Hummus

Hummus can be refrigerated for up to 3 days and can be kept in the freezer for up to one month. Add a little olive oil if it appears to be too dry.