Avocado Bacon Hummus

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26 g
Total Fat
26 g
Total Carbs
8 g
5 mg
 Avocado Bacon Hummus

This Avocado Hummus with Bacon is a nice change from traditional hummus.


Serves: 4
  cloves garlic
  jalapeño, (optional half or whole)
Tbsp.  cilantro
can  chickpeas, (aka garbanzo beans), 15 oz., drained
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and halved
1/4  cup  grapeseed oil, or avocado oil
Tbsp.  chickpea liquid
Tbsp.  fresh lime juice
1/8  tsp.  kosher salt
1/8  tsp.  cayenne pepper
Tbsp.  tahini, (optional)
strips  bacon, crisp, and crumbled
    Scallions, or cilantro for garnish

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


  1. Place garlic, jalapeno and cilantro in your food processor and pulse a few times until it is minced.
  2. Add in the chickpeas and avocado drizzling in oil and reserved liquid from the chickpeas as you pulse.
  3. Add in lime juice and pulse some more, add in salt (red pepper and tahini if using) and run the machine until your hummus is nice and smooth.
  4. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary. If thick, add in a little more oil to achieve the texture you desire.
  5. Scoop into serving bowl, top with a little grapeseed or avocado oil, red pepper, crumbles bacon and Cilantro or scallions.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with pita chips or veggies within 20 minutes.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Calories 350
Total Fat 26 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 17 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Total Carbs 26 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Total Sugar 1 g
Protein 8 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 440 mg
Potassium 360 mg

Vitamin A 9 mcg; Vitamin C 10 mg; Calcium 30 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 62 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 4%; Iron 8 %; Vitamin D 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Colleen of Soufflé

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