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Boiled Peanut Hummus

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Hands-on time 25 mins
Total time 25 mins
Yield Makes 1 1/2 cups
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.

Ingredients

  • 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
  • Pepper
  • Garnish: fresh cilantro sprigs

How to Make It

  1. 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.