Peruvian Avocado Hummus with Pita Bread Crisps


Preheat the oven to 350° F.

Place the avocado, garbanzos, cilantro, garlic, olive oil, lime juice, and cumin in a food processor and process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

Place the pita bread strips on a baking sheet; drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika. Bake until the bread is crisp, about 5 minutes, and serve with the hummus.




1 Peruvian avocado, pitted and peeled
1 1/2 cups cooked or canned, drained garbanzo beans
1⁄2 cup cilantro leaves, rinsed
1⁄2 clove garlic
1/3 cup olive oil
4 tablespoons lime juice
1 teaspoon cumin
Salt and pepper
8 pita breads, sliced into thick strips
Olive oil
2 tablespoons paprika