Friday, August 3, 2012

Black Bean Hummus

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The very first BBQ that Chris and I hosted together, we went to the grocery store and grabbed the essentials plus a few bags of chips and dip to nosh on. Doritos are a go-to of mine so I immediately grabbed those, and Chris picked up some dips including black bean dip. I went to get some potato chips or corn chips to pair with it and he stopped me. "Do you trust me?" was all he said. Sure, Aladdin. Whatever you say!

Growing up, a snack that Chris would have was Doritos and black bean dip. Huh? Yea, that's what I thought, too. But at our BBQ, I decided to give it a go and holy cow. It was actually good! You would never guess that the cheese-flavored chip and black beans would work out, but they do. Oh, yes they do!
I normally bring chickpea hummus for lunch and I snack on it every so often at home, but it gets old. As does everything when you have it that often. This black bean hummus was such a good change of pace. It's so refreshing and light, plus it comes together so easily. You can pair this with vegetables, crackers or, you guessed it...Doritos! Either way, give this a try as a healthy alternative for your next get together. Enjoy!

  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • 1 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Blend all the ingredients in a food processor until almost smooth. Let sit for 15 minutes. Serve with iceberg lettuce wedges, chips, crackers, celery, carrots or cucumbers.

Source: Adapted from Food Network

1 comment:

  1. This hummus is awesome! My son has a sesame allergy, so he can't have most store bought hummus. This was so easy and he LOVED it! Thanks a bunch!! Laura


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