Creamy Avocado Hummus

hum·mus
  1. a thick paste or spread made from ground chickpeas and tahini (sesame seed paste), olive oil, lemon, and garlic, made originally in the Middle East.

Difficulty Level:

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Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 can of chickpeas (Garbanzos beans) 
  • 3 ripe small avocados
  • 1 clove garlic 
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon tahini
  • salt & pepper
  • lemon or lime juice

Are you ready to take on the hummus challenge?

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If you can’t find tahini at your local store you can always make it (that’s what I opted to do). Just take a few cups of sesame seeds and toast them in the oven then combine in your food processor with oil until smooth and you have sesame paste aka tahini!

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Take your food processor and combine the chickpeas (drained), avocados, olive oil, lemon/lime juice, tahini, and garlic.  Add salt and pepper for taste.  Blend until combined and smooth. *For an extra smooth hummus spread, remove the skins from the chickpeas (optional).

Well, that was the hummus challenge!  Not to strenuous right?

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Okay okay so anyone can do it!  I topped my hummus with a bit of avocado oil, black pepper, cayenne pepper and chopped parsley.  I eat this hummus with chips, garlic naan & pita bread and I use it for my wraps.

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ENJOY!

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. I love the idea of adding avocado! Yummy.

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  2. chef mimi says:

    This looks fabulous! And I thought I’d added about everything there is to my white bean dips! I guess I forgot about avocados!

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