Traditional hummus is made from blended chickpeas. This creative spin uses a combo of chickpeas and avocados to give you a boost of good-for-you fat while keeping carbs at bay.
Skill Level: Beginner
Start to Finish: 10 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
1 can (14 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 large or 2 small avocados
2 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon tahini (sesame paste)
1 tablespoon olive oil
Pinch of salt and black pepper
3-6 tablespoons water
1. In a food processor, blend together all ingredients except for water.
2. While blending, add water 1 tablespoon at a time until you reach your desired consistency and smoothness.
3. Serve cold or at room temperature with cut up veggies, crackers, or pita bread.
Nutrition Information (per ¼ cup serving)
Calories: 67; Total Fat: 4 grams; Protein: 2 grams: Carbohydrates: 6 grams; Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
Recipe and photo by Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN of Lively Table.Back to top