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Friday, January 26, 2018

Avocado Chickpea Hummus


Hummus is something that I similar to accept on paw often. Not exclusively is it delicious together with proficient for you, but it ever encourages me to consume raw vegetables too. It makes for a perfect appetizer, lunch, snack or accompaniment to your dinner table. I've made several unlike hummus recipes inward the past times every bit it is such a versatile dip together with varieties together with serving possibilities are endless together with for sure inspiring. Here at that spot is an extra boost of healthiness because of the add-on of fresh avocado. Hummus also reminds me of summertime patio dining that I am peculiarly nostalgic for every bit this seemingly never ending Canadian wintertime continues to frost upward the windows.

Store-bought hummus only does non compare when it comes to freshness together with flavor, together with apart from fighting amongst together with cleaning the nutrient processor, it is ridiculously slow to brand upward a batch because it all gets tossed together together with whizzed up. This version of hummus powerfulness best last described every bit a coming together betwixt Mexican together with Indian flavors — inward fact, I made homemade chapatis to teach along amongst the dip inward add-on to enough of fresh vegetables.


HummusAvocado Chickpea Hummus
Recipe past times
Published on February 18, 2013

Smooth, light, creamy together with fluffy fresh-tasting chickpea hummus amongst spices together with avocado

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  • 1 1/4 cups dried chickpeas (3 1/2 cups cooked or two fourteen oz cans)
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 2 to iii jalapeƱos, seeded together with chopped
  • 2 minor cloves garlic, chopped
  • juice from two limes (4 tablespoons)
  • 1/3 loving cup tahini
  • 1 teaspoon position down cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ocean salt, or to taste
  • fresh cracked dark pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, or every bit needed
  • Rinse the chickpeas together with soak for 8 hours or overnight covered inward several inches of water. Drain together with rinse, together with then transfer to a medium saucepan together with encompass amongst several inches of fresh water. Bring to a boil, cut back the estrus to medium-low, cover, together with simmer for i to i 1/2 hours or until the chickpeas are soft. Drain together with develop aside to cool.

  • Transfer the cooled chickpeas to a nutrient processor together with add together the residuum of the ingredients. Process until y'all accept a shine together with creamy mixture, adding to a greater extent than olive crude every bit needed to attain your desired consistency.

  • Serve amongst lightly toasted Indian flatbreads and/or pita breads together with enough of chopped raw vegetables.

Makes 4 cups

More hummus recipes from Lisa's Kitchen y'all volition wish to try:
Spicy Indian-Style Hummus
Hummus amongst Sun-dried Tomatoes, Goat Cheese together with Olives
Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Pinto Bean together with Zucchini Hummus

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