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.
This creamy Avocado Hummus recipe blends chickpeas, tahini, lemon, and lots of avocado with the fresh herbs and spices that make guacamole irresistible.
- 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 avocado cut into chunks
- 1 dash ground cumin
- 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro for garnish; optional
Place chickpeas, lemon juice, oil, and garlic in food processor (or blender) and pulse until chickpeas are mashed.
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.
Add avocados and cumin; pulse until mixture is smooth and creamy.
Garnish with cilantro if desired.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.