Avocado Hummus

04.01.2018

This Avocado Hummus recipe is like guacamole and hummus in one, and it is the smoothest and creamiest hummus recipe I’ve ever made! And the flavor unbelievably delicious! Perfect for pita chips and veggies, or use it as a spread on your favorite deli style turkey or veggie sandwich.

This easy avocado hummus dip is the perfect snack any day any time! Who could resist?

Avocado Hummus in a bowl topped with red pepper flakes

Snacky? Think Avocado Hummus!

Here’s how I want to get part of my veggie intake for the day! My whole family loved this hummus recipe, kids included (and that’s saying something, I hated hummus when I was a kid).

This homemade hummus can be made in under 10 minutes and it makes for the perfect midday snack. If you make it to take to a party, you likely will be coming home without a drop left.

A bowl of chickpeas with other ingredients to make avocado hummus at the sideGarlic and chickpeas in a food processor

So Delicious, AND Healthy!

This is the best hummus recipe, I seriously could not stop eating it and I didn’t have to feel guilty since it’s a healthy dip. This definitely beats having potato chips dipped in a mayo loaded ranch dip for an afternoon snack, or that candy bar we like to reach for when we think we are too hungry to wait for dinner.

You might just find yourself craving this avocado hummus just as much as guacamole and tortilla chips.

Avocado Hummus getting made in a blender A process shot of making avocado hummus

Hummus Recipe Adjustments

If you’d like the avocado flavor to shine through more in this hummus recipe you can reduce the tahini slightly, but if you want it to have more of a traditional hummus flavor leave it as it is.

I did add the cilantro to mine, I just left it off for the pictures so you could see what the hummus looked like better (just in case you were wondering).

Avocado Hummus in a blender

More Delicious Hummus Recipes to Try

Avocado hummus in a bowl with sliced avocado at the side

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Avocado Hummus

4.77 from 17 votes

This is the best hummus! It's rich and creamy and packed with that irresistible avocado flavor. Think hummus meets guacamole, I mean what more could you want? Perfect dip for veggies or pita chips or as a spread for your favorite sandwiches. 

Servings: 6 servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 oz) can chick peas, well drained
  • 2 medium ripe avocados , cored and peeled (13 oz before cored and peeled)
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil , plus more for serving if desired
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp tahini
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic , peeled
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cumin
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro leaves , for topping
  • Red pepper flakes , for topping

Instructions

  1. Pulse chick peas, olive oil, tahini, lime juice, and garlic in a food processor until smooth, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste (I did a scant 1/2 tsp salt and about 1/8 tsp pepper), add cumin and avocados and pulse mixture until smooth and creamy, about 1 - 2 minutes longer.
  2. Serve topped with more olive oil if desired and sprinkle with cilantro and red pepper flakes. Serve with pita chips or tortilla chips.
  3. Recipe Source: Cooking Classy
Nutrition Facts
Avocado Hummus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Potassium 557mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 3g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 2.3%
Vitamin C 12.3%
Calcium 4.8%
Iron 14.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Avocado Dip
Calories: 310 kcal
Author: Jaclyn
An overhead shot of Avocado Hummus in a bowl with crackers Avocado Hummus in a small black bowl

204 comments

  • M: So creamy and yummy. Make it for parties all the time. Friends demand I bring it and ask for recipe often! May 22, 2019 at 8:15am Reply

  • Rachel: SO YUMMY!!! I didn’t have any tahini so I left that out. I also used garlic powder instead of cloves. It’s so good. May 11, 2019 at 6:29pm Reply

  • Sarah Holstein: This is the BOMB!!! I make it my Vita Mix with 2 cans of chic peas, draining only 1 of them. I use 3 avocados, the juice of 1 lemon & a boatload of cilantro, tahini & garlic, about a teaspoon of each. Everyone loves it & asks for the recipe. Thanks for sharing. May 1, 2019 at 11:26pm Reply

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