Avocado and Cilantro Hummus Recipe Video

A fresh twist on an old favorite, this hummus goes as well with tortilla chips as it does with lavash or pita bread. This is a five minute snack that can be made with many flavor twists.


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexHealthy
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Garbanzo bean15 Ounce, canned
 Avocado1 Medium, peeled and pit removed
 Cilantro1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lime1 1⁄2 , juiced
 Olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Sea salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1264 Calories from Fat 525

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g94.5%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g41%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 224.2 mg9.3%

Total Carbohydrates 146 g48.8%

Dietary Fiber 49.6 g198.4%

Sugars 24.3 g

Protein 45 g89.7%

Vitamin A 13.9% Vitamin C 55.8%

Calcium 25.5% Iron 80.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Drain the beans and in a Vita-Mix or a mixer combine all ingredients until smooth.
2. Taste and adjust salt as needed.
3. If the consistency of hummus is very thick, add more fluids - olive oil, water and lime juice in equal parts and blend until smooth consistency is achieved.
4. Allow flavors to marry.

5. Serve at room temp or chilled with tortilla chips.