Avocado Hummus and Fresh Tomatillo Salsa Verde



INGREDIENTS
FOR AVOCADO HUMMUS
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves
  • 15-oz can chickpeas, drained (or roughly 2 cups cooked chickpeas)
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp Greek Yogurt (omit if vegan)
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • salt
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, more if you prefer spicy
  • 1/2 lime, juice of
  • Liquid from canned chickpeas, if needed
FOR TOMATILLO SALSA VERDE
  • 5 large tomatillos (or 2 green tomatoes) cleaned and cut up
  • Large handful fresh cilantro (about 1 packed cup)
  • 1 small red onion, quartered
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded if desired (use 1 jalapeno, halved for a more spicy result)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 large lime, juice of
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 

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