Boiled Peanut Hummus

Boiled Peanut Hummus Recipe
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
Total time: 25 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes


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


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.