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Spicy Avocado Hummus

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


Ingredients

4 cups canned chickpeas, drained

¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 avocado—halved, pitted and peeled

3 tablespoons tahini

1 jalapeño, chopped

1 garlic clove

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Pinch of cayenne pepper

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

Directions

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

2. Puree until smooth; season with salt and pepper. Stir in the cayenne.

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

Nutrition Facts
  • 182 calories

  • 9g fat

  • 22g carbs

  • 7g protein

  • 3g sugars

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