Black Eyed Pea Hummus is where the south meets traditional hummus with a twist in this delicious, slightly nutty flavored dip. It's simple to make in your food processor and only takes 7 minutes. The best part is, this delicious snack dip is good for you, packed with protein and fiber.
Why make this recipe?
Black-eyed pea hummus is a creamy hummus that uses black-eyed peas instead of traditional chickpeas.
It took me a while to be converted to back-eyed peas vs. my Hoosier navy beans I grew up with. But once I did, there was no turning back. That’s why I love this recipe. where the south meets traditional hummus with a twist. Not only is it great tasting it’s very nutritious.
Is hummus healthy?
This hummus is a great healthy snack that you can indulge in. According to WebMD, these tasty little beans are a great source of protein. One cup of black-eyed peas contains 13.3 grams of protein which is 27 percent of your recommended daily allowance. Also, black-eyed peas help prevent anemia since they are an excellent source of iron.
How long can hummus sit out?
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Is it vegan?
Not only is this hummus healthy, but it is also vegan. All the oils used are plant-based, and the base is made out of beans. There are no dairy or animal fats in the recipe.
How many calories in the hummus
Black eyed pea hummus has 256 calories per 1/3 cup.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 393mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 33IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2mg
WHAT IS IN BLACK EYED BEAN DIP
- black eyed peas
- red pepper flakes
- apple cider vinegar
- olive oil
Not only is the hummus good for you but it is also very quick and easy to make. It's perfect for serving guests or late-night snacking.
Combine all ingredients in a food processor, blend until creamy and smooth, about one minute.
How to serve
Place in a serving bowl, top with a few whole black eyed peas and red pepper flakes. Serve with soft pita bread or crackers. Refrigerate up to one week.
How to store left overs
If you happen to have leftovers you can place the hummus in an air-tight container and store in the refrigerator. It will keep for up to one week.
How to freeze hummus
- Spoon the hummus into a freezer-safe container.
- Pour a little extra olive oil on top of the hummus to form a seal that prevents the hummus from losing its moisture in the freezer.
- Freeze the hummus for up to four months.
- To thaw place in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
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Black Eyed Pea Hummus
- 2 cups black eyed peas canned drained and rinsed
- 2 tablespoons tahini
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Combine all ingredients in a food processor, blend until creamy and smooth, about one minute
- Place in a serving bowl, top with a few whole black eyed peas and red pepper flakes. Serve with soft pita bread or crackers. Refrigerate up to one week.