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Lime Avocado Hummus

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

2-1/2 cups

My mash-up of guacamole and hummus is light and bright, but also rich and satisfying. Serve with chips and veggies or as a cool sandwich spread. —Andreann Geise, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Lime Avocado Hummus Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley sprigs
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  1. Place peppercorns in a food processor; process until ground. Add remaining ingredients; process 2-3 minutes longer or until smooth. Serve with chips.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips): 174 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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