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Avocado Bacon Hummus

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:


Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
350 Calories
26 g Fat
10 g Fiber
440 mg Sodium
26 g Carbs
Avocado Bacon Hummus


This Avocado Hummus with Bacon is a nice change from traditional hummus.


Serves: 4

2 cloves garlic
1 jalapeño, (optional half or whole)
3 Tbsp. cilantro
1 can chickpeas, (aka garbanzo beans), 15 oz., drained
2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and halved
1/4 cup grapeseed oil, or avocado oil
2 Tbsp. chickpea liquid
2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1/8 tsp. kosher salt
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp. tahini, (optional)
3 strips bacon, crisp, and crumbled
Scallions, or cilantro for garnish

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  1. Place garlic, jalapeno and cilantro in your food processor and pulse a few times until it is minced.
  2. Add in the chickpeas and avocado drizzling in oil and reserved liquid from the chickpeas as you pulse.
  3. Add in lime juice and pulse some more, add in salt (red pepper and tahini if using) and run the machine until your hummus is nice and smooth.
  4. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary. If thick, add in a little more oil to achieve the texture you desire.
  5. Scoop into serving bowl, top with a little grapeseed or avocado oil, red pepper, crumbles bacon and Cilantro or scallions.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with pita chips or veggies within 20 minutes.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 350
Total Fat 26 g (Sat 4 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3 g, Mono 17 g)
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 440 mg
Potassium 360 mg
Total Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Total Sugar 1 g
Protein 8 g

Vitamin A 9 mcg; Vitamin C 10 mg; Calcium 30 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 62 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 4%; Iron 8 %; Vitamin D 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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