Avocado hummus

Enjoy this creamy and flavorful avocado hummus! It’s a delicious twist on traditional hummus with the added creaminess and richness of avocado.

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Water (as needed for desired consistency)
  • Optional toppings: chopped cilantro, red pepper flakes, drizzle of olive oil

Instructions

1
Cut the ripe avocado in half, remove the pit, and scoop out the flesh into a food processor or blender.
2
Add the drained and rinsed chickpeas, minced garlic, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, ground cumin, salt, and pepper to the food processor or blender.
3
Process or blend the ingredients until smooth and creamy. If needed, add a tablespoon of water at a time to achieve your desired consistency.
4
Taste the avocado hummus and adjust the seasonings according to your preference. Add more salt, pepper, or lemon juice if desired.
5
Transfer the avocado hummus to a serving bowl or container. If desired, drizzle some olive oil on top and sprinkle with chopped cilantro or red pepper flakes for added flavor and garnish.
6
Serve the avocado hummus with pita bread, sliced vegetables, or your favorite crackers. It also makes a great spread for sandwiches or wraps.
7
Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

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