Avocado Hummus

Next time you make hummus, give it a makeover by adding avocado! This avocado hummus recipe is full of healthy fats, a ton of protein, and makes the perfect healthy appetizer.

Prep: 20 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 20 minutes
Fat 11 Carbs 13 Protein 5
Yield 6-8 servings 1x



  • 1 15-oz. can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 large avocado
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Optional Marinated Garbanzo Beans

  • 1 15-oz. can garbanzo beans
  • 23 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt



  1. Place all ingredients for the hummus into a high powered food processor or blender.
  2. Blend all ingredients together on high until smooth.
  3. If hummus is too thick add one teaspoon of water or olive oil to the hummus until it reaches desired consistency.
  4. Spoon hummus out of the blender and into a bowl. Serve immediately.

Optional Marinated Garbanzo Beans

  1. Place garbanzo beans into an airtight glass container.
  2. Add olive oil, Italian seasoning, garlic, and salt to the garbanzo beans and mix well.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours.
  4. Top avocado hummus with garbanzo beans when serving. Enjoy!

Tips & Notes

Nutrition information does not include garbanzo bean garnish.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 Calories: 164 Sugar: 0 Fat: 11 Carbohydrates: 13 Fiber: 2 Protein: 5
Author: Linley RichterCategory: AppetizerMethod: No BakeCuisine: American

Keywords: Avocado Hummus

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