Spicy Hummus

Spicy Hummus Recipe

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Trina Martell


Add a little zing to an old favorite.

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3 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1/4 c
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
1/4 tsp
cumin, ground
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper

How to Make Spicy Hummus


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

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About Spicy Hummus

Course/Dish: Dips, Spreads

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