Avocado Hummus

This hummus uses avocado in place of tahini for an extra-velvety spin on everyone’s favorite dip. For best results, use Hass avocados, which are the creamiest variety.
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Avocado Hummus Recipe

Add a dose of heart-healthy vitamins and healthy fats to hummus by whirling it with avocado.

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  • 1 3/4 cupsServings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas (or 1 15-oz BPA-free can, drained and rinsed)
  • 1 large avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp ground cayenne pepper

Preparation

In a food processor, combine all ingredients. Purée until completely smooth. Transfer to a serving dish and serve with crudités such as sliced zucchini, carrots and jicama. Refrigerate in a sealed container up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 152
  • Carbohydrate Content: 14 g
  • Fat Content: 10 g
  • Fiber Content: 5 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 143 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content: 7 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 1.5 g