California Avocado Hummus

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Total Time:

10min

Prep Time:

10min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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140
Calories
10 g
Total Fat
5 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Protein
11 g
Total Carbs
 California Avocado Hummus

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

Ingredients

Serves: 8
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados*, peeled and seeded
  (15-oz. can) garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained
  large cloves garlic, minced
Tbsp.  fresh lemon juice
Tbsp.  avocado or extra virgin olive oil, plus additional for garnish, optional
1/2  tsp.  salt, or to taste

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

Instructions

  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.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 140
Total Fat 10 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 mg
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 3 g
Total Carbs 11 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 125 mg
Potassium 270 mg
Total Sugar 3 g

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%

 

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

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