Avocado hummus with pita chips

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1 1/2 cups canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 2-4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon tahini paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, finely chopped to garnish
  • For the chips:
  • 3-4 pita breads
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • METHOD:

    In a food processor or blender, puree the avocados, chickpeas, garlic, tahini paste, lime juice, olive oil, cumin, and salt and pepper.
    If you like a thinner consistency, add more olive oil.
    Spoon into a bowl with a drizzle of olive oil, and chopped parsley and a little black pepper on top.

    Preheat oven to 400°F.
    Cut pitas into small triangles.
    Season with olive oil, cayenne, garlic powder, and salt and pepper.
    Coat well and bake for about 10 minutes or until golden and crispy.

    Serve with the hummus!

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    COMMENTS / REVIEWS

    1. R

      Wow. Fantastic! Followed the instructions to the letter and this was awesome...

    2. S

      I love this! So easy to throw together.

    3. R

      I cannot thank you enough for this beautiful recipe!!!!

    4. L

      Made this last night and I absolutely love it.

    5. W

      Thanks for the suggestion!

    6. S

      I've already made this twice now, it's so easy to improvise!

    7. L

      So months later I finally found time to make this five minute recipe.

    8. d

      I admittedly made a few changes, but I think the concept is the same and made it so good.

    9. V

      This stuff is seriously amazing!

    10. C

      I work all day every day M-S. On my way home from work, I read this article, got home followed all the instructions they all taste good. Thank you for the recipe!!

    11. S

      I made this tonight for my kids. They loved it. It was very easy.

    12. V

      I will be trying it

    13. A

      OUTSTANDING

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