spicy hummus

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By Trina Martell
from Minneapolis, MN

Add a little zing to an old favorite.

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prep time 1 Hr

Ingredients For spicy hummus

  • 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 lg
    jalapeno, ribbed and seeded
  • 1 clove
    garlic, peeled
  • 1 can
    chick peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 c
    pistachios, shelled
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    cumin, ground
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
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How To Make spicy hummus

  • 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.

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