California Avocado Hummus

Total Time: 10 min

Prep Time:

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 140
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 125mg
Total Carbs 11g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Potassium 270mg

Vitamin A 63 (IU); Vitamin C 4 mg; Calcium 24 mg; Iron 0.9 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 47 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.06 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 6%; Calcium 2%; Iron 4%


*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 fresh California Avocado Hummus recipe is simple to prepare, creamy and a delicious change from classic hummus recipes.

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Serves: 8

2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados*, peeled and seeded 1 (15-oz. can) garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained 1 large cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp. avocado or extra virgin olive oil, plus additional for garnish, optional 1/2 tsp. salt, or to taste
  1. Dice half the avocado and set aside.
  2. Mash remaining avocado, garbanzo beans, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and salt together until smooth. (May also puree in blender or food processor.)
  3. Gently stir diced avocado into hummus mixture.
  4. Drizzle with avocado or olive oil if desired; serve.


Serving Suggestion: Mold into a 2-cup ring mold lined with plastic wrap or waxed paper. Unmold onto a serving platter, drizzle with avocado or olive oil and sprinkle with chopped flat leaf parsley. Serve with toasted pita chips or carrot chips.

Beverage Pairing: Enjoy with a full-bodied red wine.

*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?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

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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