Hummus is one of the stars of the Mediterranean diet. Traditionally made with tahini (sesame paste), we’ve substituted avocado. Impress your friends this summer with this super simple spin on hummus. Serve as a dip with veggies and pita chips or spread it on bread for a fabulous protein option in vegetarian and vegan sandwiches.
1 can chick peas, drained and rinsed
1 avocado, pitted and peeled
2 tb. Fresh lemon juice
2-3 cloves garlic
2 tb. Olive oil
½ tsp salt
- Combine chick peas, avocado, lemon juice, garlic and salt in food processor.
- Pulse until chopped.
- Gradually add olive oil and process until mixture is creamy.
Photo Credit: Laura Sandoval