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Lime and Avocado Hummus

29 04 2015 0 Comment

Lime and Avocado Hummus


Here’s a simple nutritious recipe for the perfect hummus (combining lime zest, sea salt and the creaminess of the avocado pureed with chickpeas) recommended by my friend, Kathy Smart. More information on the recipe and image source can be found here.


Lime and Sea Salt Avocado Hummus

  • 1 (15 oz.) can chick peas, well drained
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, cored and peeled
  • 3 Tbsp. each of olive oil, fresh lime juice and tahini
  • ½ teaspoon of lime zest (use a cheese grater to grate the peel of a lime)
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • ½ teaspoon each of sea salt, cumin, cayenne pepper and freshly ground black pepper


  • Pulse chickpeas, avocados, olive oil, tahini, limejuice, lime zest, garlic and all spices in a food processor until smooth.
  • Serve with fresh veggies

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