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Black Eyed Pea Hummus

A creamy, bright hummus made with black eyed peas - perfect for New Year's Eve celebrations.

per quarter cup serving: 193 calories, 9 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 23 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrates, 12 g fiber, 1 g sugar and 11.5 g protein
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Yield: 10 quarter cup servings


  • 1 15.5 ounce can black eyed peas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 Tbsp tahini (ground sesame seeds)
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • juice and zest of one lemon
  • Pinch each salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • veggies and pita chips for serving


  1. Add black eyed peas, tahini, garlic, parsley, paprika, lemon zest and juice, salt and pepper to a food processor and whirl to combine.
  2. Slowly drizzle in olive oil until creamy. Then add in water to desired consistency, remembering it will thicken in the refrigerator.
  3. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed. Serve in small dishes alongside veggies and pita chips and garnish with a drizzle of olive oil, sprinkle of paprika and a few black eyed peas.

photo and recipe by Dana Shultz

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Just made this for a party I am attending tonight. It really is delicious.

posted Dec 31st, 2013 8:35 pm


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