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taking a dip of hummus with a raw red pepper

Quick & Easy Avocado Hummus

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5 from 9 reviews

  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


If you love hummus, you’ll certainly enjoy avocado hummus! Creamy avocado with chickpeas, tahini, & garlic, makes for the perfect snack!


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  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 cups Garbanzo Beans
  • 3 medium Avocados
  • 3 tbsp. Tahini
  • 2 tbsp. Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp. Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Himalayan Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Red Pepper Flakes


  1. Drain your garbanzo beans and add them to the food processor.
  2. Remove the skin and seed from the avocado, cut them into chunks, and add to the food processor. Add the tahini, lemon juice, garlic, ground cumin, nutmeg, paprika, black pepper, salt, and red pepper flakes as well.
  3. Slowly pour your olive oil into the processor and begin to blend the ingredients. Continue blending until the texture becomes creamy.
  4. Pour blended ingredients into a large bowl and serve with pita chips and/or vegetables.



If you don’t have olive oil on hand, you can also use corn oil. 

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Comfort Food
  • Method: Stir
  • Cuisine: Middle East


  • Calories: 565
  • Sugar: 11.1g
  • Sodium: 37mg
  • Fat: 25.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 66.6g
  • Fiber: 20.6g
  • Protein: 11.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg