Spicy Hummus

Spicy Hummus Recipe

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Trina Martell


Add a little zing to an old favorite.

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1 Hr


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


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.

About Spicy Hummus

Course/Dish: Dips, Spreads