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!
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.
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
- Grain bowls
- Burrito bowls
- Deli sandwiches
- Pita chips
- Tortilla chips
- Chopped veggies
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- 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
- 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.
- Transfer hummus to a bowl and garnish with fresh cilantro, red pepper flakes and drizzle with olive oil. Serve with pita or tortilla chips.
Ingredient Note: Cilantro
If cilantro isn't your favorite herb, simply omit it from the ingredients -- it's delicious either way!
- 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