Southwest Guacamole Hummus

Course Appetizers / Snacks
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Chickpeas
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Nutrition 1/2 cup serving, 500 calories or less, 7g+ fiber, 7g+ protein
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings



  • 2 cups chickpeas cooked or canned
  • 2 avocado peeled, cut in half, pit removed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water cold

Bean Salad Garnish:

  • 1 avocado ripe; sliced
  • 1 cup chickpeas cooked or canned
  • 2 tbsp cilantro fresh; chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice divided
  • 1 ear corn kernels removed
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper finely chopped (optional)


  1. Place garbanzo beans, avocado, salt, pepper, olive oil, garlic, cumin, and lemon juice into the bowl of a food processor or blender. Blitz until smooth, adding in water (or more olive oil) until smooth and at the consistency you desire. Spoon into bowl.
  2. For the topping, slice avocado and place onto hummus for garnish.
  3. In a small bowl, stir garbanzo beans together with cilantro, lemon juice, corn and jalapeno. Pour over avocado and hummus. Serve with chips, vegetables or pita.