Hummamole (Hummus + Guacamole) and the Food List Challenge

I had to push through my run again today, but I did it.

No matter how hard it is to finish my run, I always feel so great afterwords.

After seeing the Food List Challenge on Julie’s blog and all over Facebook, I thought it would be fun to do it on my blog. I’ve tried every food that is crossed out.

1. Abalone

2. Absinthe (in Amsterdam, so the REAL thing)

3. Alligator

4. Baba Ghanoush

5. Bagel and Lox (still hate it!)

6. Baklava

7. Barbecue Ribs (I’m from Texas, duh!)

8. Bellini

9. Bird’s Nest Soup

10. Biscuits and Gravy

11. Black Pudding

12. Black Truffle (does truffle oil on Mac  ‘N Cheese count?)

13. Borscht

14. Calamari

15. Carp

16. Caviar

17. Cheese Fondue (weekly happy hour at the Melting pot in DC)

18. Chicken and Waffles

19. Chicken Tikka Masala (my recipe here)

20. Chile Relleno

21. Chitlins

22. Churros

23. Clam Chowder

24. Cognac

25. Crab Cakes

26. Crickets

27. Currywurst

28. Dandelion Wine

29. Dulce De Leche

30. Durian

31. Eel

32. Eggs Benedict

33. Fish Tacos

34. Foie Gras

35. Fresh Spring Rolls

36. Fried Catfish

37. Fried Green Tomatoes

38. Fried Plantain

39. Frito Pie

40. Frogs’ Legs

41. Fugu

42. Funnel Cake

43. Gazpacho

44. Goat

45. Goat’s Milk

46. Goulash

47. Gumbo

48. Haggis

49. Head Cheese

50. Heirloom Tomatoes

51. Honeycomb

52. Hostess Fruit Pie (not sure why this is on here!)

53. Huevos Rancheros

54. Jerk Chicken

55. Kangaroo

56. Key Lime Pie

57. Kobe Beef

58. Lassi

59. Lobster

60. Mimosa

61. MoonPie

62. Morel Mushrooms

63. Nettle Tea

64. Octopus

65. Oxtail Soup

66. Paella

67. Paneer

68. Pastrami on Rye

69. Pavlova

70. Phaal

71. Philly Cheese Steak

72. Pho

73. Pineapple and Cottage Cheese (not sure why this is on here!)

74. Pistachio Ice Cream

75. Po’ Boy

76. Pocky (love these!)

77. Polenta

78. Prickly Pear

79. Rabbit Stew

80. Raw Oysters

81. Root Beer Float (I HATE root beer ew.)

82. S’mores

83. Sauerkraut

84. Sea Urchin

85. Shark

86. Snail

87. Snake

88. Soft Shell Crab

89. Som Tam

90. Spaetzle

91. Spam (why would you want to try this?!)

92. Squirrel

93. Steak Tartare

94. Sweet Potato Fries (my recipe here)

95. Sweetbreads

96. Tom Yum (one of my favorite soups!)

97. Umeboshi

98. Venison (love venison tamales!)

99. Wasabi Peas (I HATE wasabi)

100. Zucchini Flowers

I’ve tried 57/100. Not too bad – I even beat my Mom! I’ve tried 41 of these in the last 5 years! Before that, I never would have even thought of trying most of these. I’m glad I did because some of my favorite things are on this list! Life without Tom Yum soup?! I can’t imagine it!

Five years ago, I had never eaten hummus or guacamole. The first time I encountered hummus, I gave Luke the “ew” face said “thanks, but no thanks”. I don’t know what I was thinking. Yesterday, I combined the two to make Hummamole!

Hummus + Guacamole = Hummamole! Don’t you love that word? 🙂

If you like hummus and you like guacamole, you will definitely like this combination. Using a food processor, it comes together in just a few minutes.

Just put all of your ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.

You will likely need to stir it a few times with a spoon and blend again to get everything nice and smooth.

Enjoy with pita chips or tortilla chips!

Hummamole (Hummus + Guacamole)

Adapted from Gimme Some Oven


  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • salt to taste (I used about 1/2 tsp)


  1. Put all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. You will likely need to use a spoon to stir and re-blend a few times because the mixture is very thick. I would also recommend stirring it in a bowl before serving in order to make sure the spices are mixed in evenly.
  2. Enjoy with pita chips or tortilla chips – your choice!
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3 Responses to Hummamole (Hummus + Guacamole) and the Food List Challenge

  1. Hummamole has quite the ring to it – I bet it’s super creamy and delicious! I keep hearing good things about pea/avocado spreads, and I can only imaging this is just as good!

  2. I actually made a really similar thing this weekend- just avocado, chickpeas, some garlic, cilantro, and lime juice mashed up and had it as a sandwich. So fresh and yummy!

    Great job on the run 😀 It always feels so good after, no matter how it felt during the run!
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