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RECIPE # 5353 - DAISY KING'S AVOCADO HUMMUS - Tues., May 12, 2015

Posted at 3:40 PM, May 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-12 05:41:38-04

DAISY KING / MISS DAISY'S KITCHEN

Avocado Hummus

2 medium avocados, peeled, seeded and chopped

15-oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1/4 c fresh lemon juice

1 1/2 T Tahini paste

Salt and pepper to taste

1/2 c extra virgin olive oil

Extra oil for drizzling

In a food processor, puree avocados with chickpeas, lemon juice and Tahini paste, then add 1/2 cup olive oil and puree until smooth. Transfer hummus to a serving bowl and drizzle additional oil over the top. Serve with pita chips.

This dip can also be used as a spread for sandwiches, mixed into salad dressings, as a subsitute for sauce on pizza, and as a substitute for mayonnaise in deviled eggs. Can also be used as a topping for baked casseroles to give them a crisp crust on top.