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.

April 2012
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