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5 Minute Avocado Hummus Recipe

This quick and easy Avocado Hummus recipe is everything you love about guacamole and hummus in one delicious bowl. It’s smooth and creamy… and an incredible dip!

Top view of a bowl of avocado hummus with whole grain crackers

Perfect for healthy snacks with pita chips and cut-up veggies. Or… on game days with tortilla chips.

Or, an incredible flavor boost to burrito or grain bowls, your favorite deli or veggie sandwich.

Avocado Hummus

This homemade hummus is ready in 5 minutes or less. Snacking doesn’t get better than that. It’s party food in its most delicious form! 

The ingredients are simple, and may already be in your pantry or refrigerator. Simply combine chickpeas, 2 ripe avocados, olive oil, tahini, garlic cloves, and lime juice.

Adjust the tahini amount to your taste preference. A bit more will taste more similar to traditional hummus, a bit less for a stronger avocado taste.

Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro, and red pepper flakes, then drizzle with olive oil. That’s it. Enjoy!

Is Avocado Hummus Healthy?

Avocados are a great source of monounsaturated fat with helps keep you feeling fuller longer and fights against bad cholesterol (LDL’s). They are also a source of vitamins C, E, K, and B6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium.

Hummus is packed with healthy plant protein and ingredients that help combat chronic inflammation. It’s also a great source of fiber and has a low glycemic index.

Ideas for Using Avocado Hummus

  • Dips
  • Grain bowls
  • Burrito bowls
  • Tacos
  • Deli sandwiches
  • Dips
  • Pita chips
  • Tortilla chips
  • Crackers
  • Chopped veggies

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Top view of avocado hummus with fresh cilantro and a slice of lime.
Top view of a bowl of avocado hummus with whole grain crackers

5 Minute Avocado Hummus

Yield: 8 to 10 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This Quick and Easy Avocado Hummus recipe is everything you love about guacamole and hummus in one, delicious bowl. It's smooth and creamy... and incredible!

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained
  • 2 medium, ripe avocados, cored and peeled
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp cumin

Instructions

  1. Combine chickpeas, avocados, olive oil, tahini, lime juice, garlic, fresh cilantro if using, and cumin in the bowl of a food processor; season with salt and blend until smooth. About 2 minutes.
  2. Transfer hummus to a bowl and garnish with fresh cilantro, red pepper flakes and drizzle with olive oil. Serve with pita or tortilla chips.

Notes

Ingredient Note: Cilantro

If cilantro isn't your favorite herb, simply omit it from the ingredients -- it's delicious either way!

Garnish Ideas:

  • 1 - 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • red pepper flakes
  • drizzled olive oil
  • hot sauce

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 183Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 35mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 4gSugar: 1gProtein: 3g

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2 Comments

  1. This looks delicious! Do you have a calorie/nutrition breakdown for this recipe? Also, how do you store it (fridge/freezer?) and how long does it last while stored? I’m looking forward to trying this and probably making a whole bunch in the future!

    1. Thank you! I’ve updated the recipe with the nutritional values. As you know, avocado doesn’t keep its brilliant green very long. I like to use it close to when I make it. However, I do often refrigerate it for small amounts of time. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap to help prevent air from changing its color!

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