Avocado-White Bean Hummus

Simple yet impressive, this appetizer will wow your guests. It also makes a delicious and healthy alternative to mayonnaise on your favorite sandwich.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10


  • 1 can (15 oz.) cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 large garlic clove, coarsely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp. coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1⁄4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


  • Place the cannellini beans, avocado, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, chopped cilantro, pepper, and 1⁄4 cup water in a food processor fitted with a blade attachment or a high-speed blender.
  • Process until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed. If the dip is too thick, pulse in more water, a tablespoon at a time, until the desired consistency is reached.