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Spicy Avocado Hummus
Spicy Avocado Hummus Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

If hummus and guacamole had a baby, it would be this recipe for spicy avocado hummus. The only question is: pita or tortilla chips?

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2 servings

4 cups canned chickpeas, drained

1 garlic clove

1 jalapeño, chopped

3 tablespoons tahini

¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

⅓ extra virgin olive oil

1 avocado, halved, pitted and peeled

Salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper, to taste

Pita chips, tortilla chips, crackers or chopped vegetables, as desired for dipping

1. In the bowl of a food processor, combine the chickpeas with the garlic clove, jalapeño, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil and avocado.

2. Puree until smooth and transfer to a serving bowl. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Garnish with a sprinkling of cayenne pepper.

3. Serve with your choice of chips, crackers and/or veggies.

729 calories

35g fat

87g carbs

28g protein

14g sugars

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Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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