Healthy Recipe: Green Avocado Hummus

Green Avocado Hummus

Servings 10 

Serving Size 3 tablespoons

Load up on your veggies with this avocado and bean hummus dip. This Mediterranean-style appetizer is the perfect choice as an appetizer that is ready in minutes.

 

Ingredients

1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 1/2 tablespoons tahini

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 garlic clove (peeled)

2 avocados

1/8 teaspoon cumin

black pepper (optional, to taste)

2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro leaves (optional)

red pepper flakes (optional, to taste)

 

Directions

Pulse chickpeas, olive oil, tahini, lime juice, and garlic in a food processor until smooth, about 2 minutes. Add avocados and cumin and pulse mixture until smooth and creamy, about 1 minute longer. Season with optional black pepper.

If desired, serve with a drizzle of olive oil on top and sprinkle with cilantro and red pepper flakes.

 

-Recipe from the American Heart Association

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