How to Make Avocado Hummus Dip like a Champ

When avocado meets hummus, you know life is good.

We love avocados and we love hummus, but when you tell us that we can have it both ways, well, how could we not share this recipe for success? There are more creative ways to eat guacamole than you probably ever imagined, yet this avocado hummus recipe is definitely one of our favorites. This creamy dip is yet another great reason to break out the pita chips (or vegetable sticks).

Learn how to make guacamole (the easy way), and then follow along with this simply amazing recipe for Avocado Cilantro Hummus from What’s Gaby Cooking. This creamy avocado hummus dip will surely be one of your new favorites, too.

Avocado Cilantro HummusHow to Make Avocado Hummus Dip like a Champ


  • 1 Peruvian avocado
  • 15 ounces garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup avocado oil
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded
  • 4 teaspoons tahini sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt


  1. Cut the avocados in half lengthwise. Remove the pit from the avocado and discard. Remove the avocado from the skin and place the avocado flesh into a food processor bowl
  2. Add the garbanzo beans, cilantro, olive oil, jalapeño, tahini, lemon juice and salt to the food processor bowl. Process the ingredients for about 10-15 seconds until the mixture is smooth. Remove lid to taste and adjust salt if needed
  3. Refrigerate for up to 3 days, or serve immediately as part of a sandwich or wrap.

When the health benefits of avocado make their way into a recipe so sublime, there’s a lot to feel good about. Good for anything from an afternoon snack to a party appetizer, it’s hard not to love this quick, easy and healthy avocado hummus dip – you can even spread it on your toast or sandwich for an extra kick of awesome. Check out our menus for more feel-good, taste-good appetizers, main courses and desserts.