Servings: approx. 10 servings
Total Time: 10 minutes
- 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
- 2 medium avocados
- 3 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 1/2 Tbsp tahini (sesame paste)
- 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
- 1 garlic clove
- to taste salt and pepper
- 1/8 tsp cumin
- optional cilantro & red pepper flakes
Healthy fats from the avocado and protein from the beans make this hummus recipe a healthy match for your favorite dipping vessels. Dip carrots or chips, or enjoy with a spoon!
Pulse beans, olive oil, tahini lime juice and garlic in a food processor until smooth, about 2 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Add cumin and avocados and mix until smooth and creamy, about 1 minute longer.
If desired, serve with a drizzle of olive oil on top, cilantro, or red pepper blakes.
Serve with whole grain pita chips or tortilla chips.
Nutrition information: 100 calories; 7 g fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 g trans fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 65 mg sodium; 8 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 3 g protein
Recipe courtesy of Avocados from Mexico