Avocado Hummus

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 0 min 4
Avocado Hummus
Health Rating

Ingredients


2 avocado(s) Avocado
1 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained
1 1/2 tsp Black pepper
1/2 tsp Garlic powder

Instructions


  1. To remove the avocado skin:  Cut into the avocado lengthwise until you hit the pit.  Rotate the knife around the entire pit until you have two halves.  Carefully hit the pit with the knife until it punctures it.  Turn the knife to pop out the pit.  Push a spoon between the avocado and the skin and carve the avocado out of its skin.  Discard the skin.
  2. Chop avocados into 1/2 inch cubes.  Set aside.
  3. Add the can of chickpeas with the liquid to a food processor or blender.  Blend until smooth.
  4. Add the avocado, black pepper, and garlic powder to the food processor or blender. 
  5. Blend until smooth and well incorporated.

Notes:

Quick Tips:

Alternatively - Chickpeas can be replaced with garbanzo beans.
How to serve - with sliced bell peppers, cucumbers, carrots or whole grain flatbread


Nutritional Highlights:

Avocados
are high in monounsaturated fatty acids which are great for heart health

Chickpeas
are a great source of plant-based protein and are very high in fiber


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 330
Calories from fat 156
Calories from saturated fat 21.4
Total Fat 17.4 g
Saturated Fat 2.4 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 233 mg
Potassium 618 mg
Total Carbohydrate 34 g
Dietary Fiber 13.7 g
Sugars 4.9 g
Protein 9.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 1.8

Energy sources


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