Heart Healthy Spicy Avocado HummusPosted by Roxanne Perregaux on Aug 4, 2020 in Health Blog, Inflammation, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Heart Healthy Spicy Avocado Hummus
Health Benefits of chickpeas: lowers cholesterol – so they promote heart health and provide cancer-fighting compounds such as lycopene and saponins.
Spicy Avocado Hummus
4 cups canned chickpeas, drained
¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 avocado—halved, pitted and peeled
3 tablespoons tahini
1 jalapeño, chopped
1 garlic clove
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Pinch of cayenne pepper
Pita chips, tortilla chips, crackers or chopped vegetables, as desired for dipping
- In the bowl of a food processor, combine the chickpeas, lemon juice, olive oil, avocado, tahini, jalapeño and garlic.
- Puree until smooth; season with salt and pepper. Stir in the cayenne.
- Serve with your choice of chips, crackers and veggies.