Purple Hull Pea Hummus

Red bean pods in wicker basket over white background

What you Need :


  • 2 cups of shelled purple-hull peas, cooked and drained
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 – 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste)
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper 

How to Make It :

Place all ingredients into food processor, adding olive oil slowly process until smooth. Add a little water if consistency is too thick. Serve with pita chips or raw veggies. Option: Can be made with any beans — fava beans, edamame, pinto, black beans, lima beans, lady peas, cannelini beans, etc.

Recipe courtesy of Melissa Peterson

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