Avocado Hummus

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  • 2 avocados medium sized, ripe, chopped
  • 15 oz chickpeas drained and rinsed (or dried and cooked chickpeas)
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tbsp tahini
  • cup extra virgin olive oil plus more for drizzling
  • 2 tbsp warm water
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • In a high speed blender or food processor, puree the avocados, chickpeas, lemon juice and tahini.
  • Add the 1/3 cup of oil, 2 tablespoons warm water, cumin and red pepper flakes.
  • Puree until smooth; season with salt and pepper. Transfer the dip to a bowl, drizzle with olive oil and serve with crudité.
Impress your friends and take hummus to a new level by adding flavor-rich avocados. These green delights are not only packed with brain-friendly fats, they're also high in fiber making them a great choice to support digestion and a strong metabolism. This hummus is best enjoyed fresh.