Avocado Bacon Hummus

Total Time: 10 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

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

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%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This avocado hummus  recipe with bacon is a nice change from traditional hummus.

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Serves: 4

2 cloves garlic 1 jalapeño, (optional half or whole) 3 Tbsp. cilantro 1 can chickpeas, (aka garbanzo beans), 15 oz., drained 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and halved 1/4 cup grapeseed oil, or avocado oil 2 Tbsp. chickpea liquid 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 1/8 tsp. kosher salt 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 1 Tbsp. tahini, (optional) 3 slices bacon, crisp, and crumbled Scallions, or cilantro for garnish
  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.

Did You Know?

It’s actually easy to create an avocado rose. If you are setting out a spread of appetizers, add a beautiful avocado rose to elevate the appeal. Or if you are looking for more casual appetizers try these California Avocado snack recipes.

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


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