Creamy Avocado Hummus: A Healthy Snack Option

Embrace the best of both worlds with this creamy avocado hummus recipe, where the rich, buttery flavor of avocado meets the traditional tang of hummus. It’s a guilt-free, nutritious dip that’s perfect for snacking or as a wholesome addition to any meal.


  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Water, as needed for consistency
  • Optional garnishes: chopped cilantro, paprika, additional olive oil
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  1. Blend Chickpeas and Avocado: In the bowl of a food processor, combine the drained chickpeas, ripe avocado, tahini, minced garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and ground cumin. Blend until smooth.
  2. Adjust Consistency: If the hummus is too thick, add water, one tablespoon at a time, blending after each addition until you reach your desired consistency.
  3. Taste and Season: Taste the hummus and adjust the seasoning as needed, adding more salt, lemon juice, or cumin according to your preference.
  4. Garnish and Serve: Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl. If desired, make a well in the center and drizzle with a little more olive oil. Sprinkle with paprika and chopped cilantro for color and flavor.
  5. Enjoy: Serve your creamy avocado hummus with a selection of fresh vegetables, pita chips, or as a spread on sandwiches or wraps.

This avocado hummus is not only delicious but also packed with nutrients from the avocado and chickpeas, making it a fantastic option for those looking for healthy snack alternatives. The combination of flavors and the creamy texture make it a versatile dip that’s sure to be a hit with everyone. Enjoy this guilt-free treat any time of the day!

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