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Avocado Tahini Dip

Avocado & Tahini Dip

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients

This Avocado & Tahini Dip is like an avocado hummus. Unlike our Guacamole,...


  • 2 cloves garlic, halved
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 3 tablespoons sesame tahini
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, lightly toasted and ground (to taste)
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Nutrition Facts


295 cals


28 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

5 g

Monounsaturated Fat

17 g


13 g


1 g


8 g


4 g


316 mg


  1. Using a mortar and pestle or food processor, combine the garlic with salt and mash to a smooth paste.
  2. Cut the avocados in half, pit them and scoop out the flesh. Add to the garlic and continue to blend or mash until smooth. Add in the tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, and cumin.
  3. Serve immediately, or set plastic wrap touching the surface of the dip and refrigerate until ready to use.

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