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Turmeric Chickpea Avocado Boats

The following recipe and photography was provided by Christina Musgrave of Tasting with Tina.

Turmeric Chickpea Avocado Boats are a delicious, easy and healthy lunch that’s perfect for the new year!

Easily enjoyed on-the-go, fresh avocados are stuffed with a creamy, turmeric-spiced chickpea salad, which creates a meal that’s loaded with protein, fiber, healthy fat and, most importantly, big flavor.

Turmeric Chickpea Avocado Boats

Add a scoop to half of an avocado and you’ll find yourself full for hours! If you have leftover chickpea salad, it’s delicious on toast or in salads.

Turmeric Chickpea Avocado Boats
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6 avocado boats


  • 1 can Heinen’s chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp. Heinen’s turmeric
  • 1 tsp. Heinen’s garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp. Heinen’s mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. Heinen’s tahini
  • 2 Tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 3 ripe avocados, pitted and halved


  1. Add the chickpeas to a large bowl. Gently smash with a potato masher or fork.
  2. Add the turmeric, garlic powder, mustard, tahini, Greek yogurt and celery. Mix until well combined.
  3. Scoop the chickpea salad into avocados and serve.

Turmeric Chickpea Avocado Boats

Christina Musgrave
By Christina Musgrave
Christina Musgrave is a recipe developer, food photographer and food writer. She’s always looking forward to her next meal. Her blog, Tasting with Tina, is a celebration of easy yet delicious recipes that help busy families create delicious meals and memories in their homes.

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