Garbanzo Guacamole

Garbanzo Guacamole Recipe

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Joanne Hendriksen


This is a lower-fat version of the traditional guacamole. Because of the small amount of avocado used, however, it contains some fat. To reduce the amount of fat, eliminate the avocado. The recipe will still be delicious. Serve with oil-free tortilla chips (baked) or fresh vegetables.

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2 cups
15 Min
3 Hr


1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 medium
tomato, chopped
4 sprig(s)
scallions, thinly sliced
1 clove
garlic, crushed
1/2 small
avocado, peeled and chopped (optional)
1 Tbsp
canned chopped green chilies
1-15 oz
garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained


1Place the Garbanzo beans in a food processor or blender. Add the lemon juice and garlic. Process briefly, until the garbanzos are slightly chopped.
2Add the onion and the avocado, if desired.
Process again until the mixture is chunky.
3Place the mixture in a bowl and add the remaining ingredients. Mix well.
4Cover and chill before serving.

About Garbanzo Guacamole

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegan, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy