Avocado Hummus

I love avocados. I love hummus. I just had to throw the two together. The result was a smoother hummus texture with a hint of an avocado flavor. It was a fun way to use up extra avocado (is that a thing?) while giving hummus a nutritional boost. As if hummus weren’t nutritional enough on its own!

Check out the nutritional information section at the bottom of this page.

Total Time: 30 minutes
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 0 minutes
Yields: 10 servings


  • 15 ounce can garbanzo beans, drained, liquid reserved
  • 1 avocado, peeled and seed removed
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • paprika


  1. Combine beans, avocado, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, cayenne pepper, olive oil, and 3 tablespoons of reserved liquid in a blender or food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. If a thinner consistency is desired, add 1-2 tablespoons of reserved liquid and blend. Repeat until desired consistency achieved.
  4. Spread hummus on serving dish. Sprinkle with paprika. Serve with veggies and pita bread.


  • Vegetarian and vegan
  • If you wish to eliminate the oil, use reserved liquid in its place. This will lower the calories and result in a healthier hummus.
  • If you use avocados frequently, consider investing in an avocado slicer. It will make your life a bit easier.

Nutritional Information

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Nutrition Facts
Servings per batch 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories 101 Calories from Fat 54 (53%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 79mg 4%
Potassium 214mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 2%
Iron 5%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


Avocado Hummus was last modified: October 18th, 2015 by Audrey

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