Peanut Hummus

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Peanut Hummus Recipe
Boiled peanuts can be found canned or in the refrigerated produce section of your local market. We tested with canned boiled peanuts; it takes about 1 1/2 cans to make this recipe.
Makes 1 cup


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1 cup shelled boiled USA-GROWN PEANUTS
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter made with USA-GROWN PEANUTS
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Pinch of ground red pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
Pita chips, sliced carrots and cucumbers, bell pepper strips, quartered radishes


Prep: 20 Minutes

1. Process first 7 ingredients in a food processor until coarsely chopped, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. With processor running, pour olive oil through food chute in a slow, steady stream, processing until mixture is smooth. Stir in up to 5 Tbsp. water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, for desired consistency. Serve with pita chips, sliced carrots and cucumbers, bell pepper strips, and quartered radishes.

Created date

March 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Fat 5 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 3 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 94 mg
Calcium 8 mg