Avocado & Chocolate Hummus with Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas

Avocado + Chickpea + Chocolate…would you put them all together? The SAAGA have done so, and it’s a must-try, topped with crispy roasted cinnamon chickpeas. The best of both Worlds, you can’t go wrong. Thanks to I Love Avos for this delicious recipe.


Cooking Methods

  • Blending

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cooking Time

10 minutes


For the Hummus:

  • 2 avocados
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 cup dates, stoned and soaked in warm water
  • 4 tbsp. cocoa
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp caramel essence
  • Pinch pink Himalayan salt
  • ¾ cup / 180ml water

For the Roasted Chickpeas

  • 1/2 can chickpeas, drained and patted dry
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Drain the dates. Place all the ingredients except the water in a food processor and whizz to combine.
  2. Add water as necessary to create a smooth consistency.
  3. To make the roasted chickpeas, toss the chickpeas with cinnamon and salt and place on a non-stick baking tray.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven for 15 – 20 minutes until golden and crunchy.
  5. Serve with fruit, shortbread biscuits or plain crackers.


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