Avocado Hummus

Avocado Hummus

Independent of each other, guacamole and hummus are the primary dip recipes in their respective cultures. Our unbelievably creamy Avocado Hummus recipe blends chickpeas, tahini, lemon, and lots of avocado with the fresh herbs and spices that make guacamole irresistible.

From hummus atop delicate falafel or nestled amidst of a mound chicken shawarma, its uses are almost limitless. Guacamole can be added to any protein kicking up the flavor factor big time. Avocado Hummus, makes perfect sense when you stop and think about it. Two amazing dip recipes joined together in a single bowl.  Avocado lovers may never go back to plain old hummus after tasting this addictive version.

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Avocado Hummus

This creamy Avocado Hummus recipe blends chickpeas, tahini, lemon, and lots of avocado with the fresh herbs and spices that make guacamole irresistible.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 16 Servings (about ¼ cup each)
Calories 100 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), reserve liquid
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup tahini (sesame butter)
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper to taste; optional
  • 2 medium ripe avocados cut into chunks
  • 1 dash ground cumin
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped cilantro for garnish; optional

Instructions

  1. Place chickpeas, lemon juice, oil, and garlic in food processor (or blender) and pulse until chickpeas are mashed. 

  2. Add tahini; pulse for 1 minute. If hummus is too thick, add some of the reserved chickpea liquid. Season with salt and pepper if desired.

  3. Add avocados and cumin; pulse until mixture is smooth and creamy. 

  4. Garnish with cilantro if desired. 

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Avocado Hummus
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 75mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Fat
¼ Tuber/Legume Carb

P90X3 Portions
½ Carb
1 Fat

Body Beast Portions
½ Legume
1 Fat

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