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Zucchini and Avocado Hummus

Zucchini and Avocado Hummus
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WebMD Recipe from Foodily.com

Hummus doesn’t just have to be chick peas and Tahini -- what a bore! A perfect combination of ripe avocado, fresh zucchini, a small bag of carrots and an onion, this dish is taken to a whole new level when you toss in a dash of Agave nectar and chili powder for a palate-pleasing treat!

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup
    Tahini
  • zucchini, shredded
  • 1/2 
    avocado, peeled, cored and mashed
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    chili powder
  • 1 can
    garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon
    agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup
    sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon
    warm water
  • 1/2 cup
    carrots, shredded
Instructions
  1. In a food processor, combine lemon juice, water, and Tahini; puree until smooth consistency.
  2. Slowly add mashed avocado, shredded carrots, and shredded zucchini; continue to puree.
  3. Add chopped onion, agave nectar, and chili powder; puree until desired smooth consistency.
  4. Transfer into serving dishes.
  5. Enjoy with your favorite whole grain chips, pitas, crackers, or raw vegetables.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 servings
  • Calories251
  • Carbohydrates32.9 g
    • Dietary fiber9.7 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Fat10.3 g
    • Saturated fat1.4 g
  • Sodium36 mg
  • Protein10.3 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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