~If you’re looking for a fresh new way to serve up tried and true Southern ingredients, then this Black Eyed Pea Hummus recipe is for you!
Chef Jennifer Hill Booker, has reinvented traditional Middle Eastern hummus we’re used to eating by using such Southern ingredients as black eyed peas, pecans, pecan oil, and apple cider vinegar! Can you say, yes please!
Black Eyed Pea Hummus
original recipe by Chef Jennifer Hill Booker
Yields 5 cups
2-14.5 ounce cans black eyed peas, drained and rinsed
1-14.5 ounce can chick peas, drained and rinsed
4 cloves garlic
1/2 cup pecan oil, I like Oliver Farms Pecan Oil
1/2 cup pecans
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 tablespoon chopped scallions
Place all of the ingredients into a food processor with the blade attachment.
Pulse for 2-3 minutes or longer for a smoother hummus.
Adjust taste with salt and pepper and additional vinegar, as needed.
Garnish with chopped pecans, scallions, and a drizzle of pecan oil.
Enjoy with pita chips, crackers, or fresh cut veggies!