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Easy Avocado Hummus

Easy and creamy hummus recipe with avocado, lime, garlic, and paprika. Perfect side dish for your cookout.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 255kcal
Author Rena

Ingredients

  • 15 oz garbanzo beans/chickpeas one can, drained
  • 1 medium medium ripe avocado
  • 1 clove of garlic skin peeled
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ lime
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • Optional garnishes: fresh pepper flakes, cilantro leaces, olive oil.

Instructions

  • In a food processor add in garbanzo beans, olive oil, garlic, juice of half of a lime, paprika and blend it for about 1 minute.
  • Add in avocado and season with salt and pepper (I started with 1 tsp salt and ½ tsp black pepper) and blend it until smooth and creamy. Taste it and add more salt and pepper to your likeness
  • Serve it on a serving bowl or plate and drizzle more olive oil and sprinkle some more paprika or red pepper flakes. Garnish with some olive oil, and enjoy with some pita chips or veggies.

Notes

Substitutes:
  • use your favorite brand of chickpea 
  • lemons can be used in place of lime
  • optional: add 1/4 cup of fresh cilantro leaves
  • to garnish you can use olive oil, avocado oil, or grapeseed oil
Storage:
Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 3 days. You can freeze for up to 2 months.
Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 369mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg