Smooth and creamy hummus loaded with avocado, herbs (cilantro), garlic, and lemon. This HEALTHY and TASTY appetizer is packed full of nutrition and healthy fats. It makes a delicious dip served with a side of veggies, thin pretzels or pita chips.
Serve hummus with a drizzle of olive oil and dash of red pepper flakes or paprika. Serve with pita chips, thin pretzels or veggies.
To Store: Transfer leftover hummus to an airtight container, drizzled with olive oil, and refrigerate up to one week.
To make the hummus spicy: Add one jalapeno to the mixture before processing, seeded or de-seeded depending on how spicy you want the hummus!
To cook your own chickpeas: Add 1 cup of dried chickpeas and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda to a medium pot of boiling water and cook over medium heat for 1 to 1.5 hours or until mushy. Cool and drain before using.
Additional options: Replace cilantro with parsley or arugula.