Go meatless with this protein-packed avocado hummus. It’s the perfect sauce for your favorite pasta or can be served with celery sticks or pasta chips.
1-15 oz. can chickpeas, drained
2 medium avocados ripe, cored and peeled
3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for serving if desired
1 ½ tablespoons tahini
3 tablespoons lime juice, freshly squeezed
1 clove garlic peeled
Salt and pepper to taste
1 - 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro leaves for topping
Cayenne pepper to taste
1. Mix chickpeas, avocados, olive oil, tahini, lime juice and garlic in a blender or food processor until smooth.
2. Season with salt and pepper.
3. Serve topped with 1 teaspoon olive oil and sprinkle with cayenne pepper.
4. Enjoy on your favorite pasta or with celery sticks, carrots or tortilla chips for a more indulgent afternoon treat.