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

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).

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Avocado Hummus

4.67 from 12 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. 

Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 310 kcal

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.

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184 comments

  • Laura (Tutti Dolci): There’s nothing better than homemade hummus. I could easily eat my weight in this! May 21, 2014 at 1:28pm Reply

  • Amanda @ .running with spoons.: Omigoodness now this looks absolutely delicious. You’ve just combined two of my current obsessions into one amazing spread that I would probably have trouble not eating in one sitting. Pinned! :D May 21, 2014 at 1:01pm Reply

  • Kelli @ The Corner Kitchen: I love how smooth and creamy this looks! So happy at have avocados at home now – can’t wait to make this! May 21, 2014 at 12:58pm Reply

  • Annie: That looks amazing! May 21, 2014 at 12:33pm Reply

  • Baby June: This sounds awesome! Sometimes I can’t decide between guacamole and hummus, so this looks like a great compromise! :) May 21, 2014 at 11:01am Reply

  • Becky @ Fun Fresh Feast: This looks amazing! I really think the only way hummus could be improved upon is by adding avocado. Trying it this week! May 21, 2014 at 10:44am Reply

  • Averie @ Averie Cooks: Hello gorgeous! This stuff looks so buttery, creamy, smooth, and utterly perfect! And that collage, is just, sooooo eye-catching! love! pinned! May 21, 2014 at 10:07am Reply

    • Jaclyn: Thanks Averie! I was trying to get it to pop a little and I think it maybe does a little too much :). May 21, 2014 at 11:54am Reply

    • Tabby: I just made some of this and is amazing. July 22, 2015 at 4:37pm Reply

  • Marije: This hummus looks absolutely delicious! Amazing pictures! May 21, 2014 at 9:57am Reply

    • Jaclyn: Thanks so much Marije! May 21, 2014 at 11:54am Reply

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