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Peanut Hummus

Prep time 20 mins
Yield Makes 1 cup
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.


  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.