Hummus is an ingredient that has become SO popular these days.
AND it just so happens to be extremely easy to make.
Now, not too long ago, I showed you guys my go-to recipe for a basic hummus [See Video Here]. Many of you had made it before, others were surprised to see just how easy it is.
The very best thing about this nutritious snack is that it is extremely versatile, meaning you can make it into just about any flavor you can dream up.
I never thought about making it with avocado until my Dad told me he saw Giada do it. And that was it. The seed was planted and I had to give it a try for myself.
It is, as expected, delicious.
I added water to to the recipe because I like I lighter, ‘fluffier’ hummus, but if you like it a bit richer you could add more oil or even a dollop of tahini.
Whatever you decide to do, I’d love to hear how you make it your own! Have you ever tried avocado hummus before? What’s your favorite hummus flavor?
Avocado Cilantro Hummus
Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
- 1 15oz-can Garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 large avocado
- 1 clove garlic
- 2 tbsp. cilantro
- 2 tbsp. lemon juice
- 2 tbsp. water
- 1 tbsp. tahini (if you don’t have tahini sub in evoo)
- ¼ tsp. kosher salt
Combine everything in a food processor and blend until well incorporated. You should end up with a thick, creamy hummus.
If it’s too thick, add a little more water or extra virgin olive oil. Enjoy.
Makes 1-½ cups.
Nutrients per 2 tablespoons: Calories: 65; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 0.5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 8.4g; Dietary Fiber: 2.6g; Sugars: 0.1g; Protein: 2g