Boiled Peanut Hummus

Southern Living
Boiled Peanut HummusRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Spicy boiled peanuts and creamy peanut butter replace garbanzo beans and tahini sauce in Boiled Peanut Hummus--the Southern twist to the classic hummus dip.
Makes 1 1/2 cups


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1 cup shelled spicy boiled peanuts
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
1 1/2 teaspoons hot sauce
1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Olive oil
Garnish: fresh cilantro sprigs


Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

Process peanuts, water, cilantro, lime juice, 2 Tbsp. olive oil, peanut butter, hot sauce, garlic, and cumin in a food processor 1 minute or until smooth. Spoon into shot glasses or small bowls, and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with pepper. Serve with carrot or celery sticks. Garnish with fresh cilantro sprigs.

Created date

March 2012