Spicy Hummus Recipe

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Spicy Hummus

Trina Martell

By
@tmmartell

Add a little zing to an old favorite.


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Ingredients

3 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1/4 c
water
2-3 Tbsp
olive oil, divided
1/2 tsp
sesame oil
1/3 c
cilantro, fresh
1 large
jalapeno, ribbed and seeded
1 clove
garlic, peeled
1 can(s)
chick peas, rinsed and drained
1/3 c
pistachios, shelled
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
cumin, ground
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine lemon juice and water in measuring cup and set aside.
2
Mix together 2 tablespoons olive oil and sesame oil in separate measuring cup and set aside.
3
TIP: Scrape down the sides of the blender in between each step.
4
Combine cilantro, jalapeno and garlic in blender and pulse until finely minced.
5
Add chickpeas, pistachios, salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper to blender and pulse until almost fully ground (about 15 seconds).
6
Stream in oil mixture and blend until smooth.
7
Stream lemon water into mixture while blending on low.
8
If hummus appears too dry (pasty) add remaining tablespoon of olive oil and blend until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Dips, Spreads