Rating: 4.5 stars
43 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 1
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  • 3 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 5 star values: 28

"Wow" your guests at your next gathering with this super easy and delicious spicy black bean hummus.Category Winner: Starters & Drinks. "I created this recipe three years ago based on a popular appetizer my friends ordered at a pizzeria in Greenville, South Carolina. I researched the ingredients and added my own variations to suit my preference for spicy flavors. I received glowing feedback from my husband and friends, and now I keep this recipe on hand for parties and tailgates." —Maureen Redmond, Easley, SC

Maureen Redmond, Easley, SC
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2009

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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

Recipe Summary

Yield:
8 servings (serving size: about 2 1/2 tablespoons hummus and 4 chips)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place garlic in a food processor; process until finely chopped. Add lemon juice, tahini, cumin, salt, black beans, jalapeño pepper, and crushed red pepper; process until smooth. Spoon bean mixture into a medium bowl, and drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil. Sprinkle with ground red pepper. Serve with pita chips.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

148 calories; calories from fat 0%; fat 6.2g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 1.2g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 4.5g; carbohydrates 20.6g; fiber 3.5g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 1.7mg; sodium 381mg; calcium 16mg.
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