Healthy recipe: Avocado hummus

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  • By Kayla Scherf
  • Health and Wellness Center
The Health and Wellness Center dietician provides a series of seasonal recipes for each month. October's recipes are based on avocado.


1 avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped
1 cup canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
1/3 cup chopped onion
2 large cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 teaspoon ground cumin
65 reduced fat crackers and/or whole wheat crackers

How to make it

1. Place all ingredients, except the crackers, in the blender or food processor; blend until smooth. Place in a serving bowl and cover.
2. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
3. Top crackers with about 1 teaspoon of avocado mixture and serve immediately.

Makes 65 crackers with hummus