Peanut Hummus

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.

Yield: Makes 1 cup
Recipe from Southern Living Food for Today

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 64
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 94mg
  • Calcium: 8mg


  • 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


  1. 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.
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