New Year's Hummus
Author: Anita
Prep time: 10 mins
Total time: 10 mins
  • 2 15 oz cans black eyed peas, liquid reserved
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 6 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp salt (sparingly - to taste)
  • ¼ cup of the reserved bean liquid
  • 1 cup mild green chiles
  1. Put bean liquid, garlic cloves, lemon juice, tahini, and sesame oil in food processor or blender. Pulse until blended.
  2. Blend in beans till well blended, then add green chiles and blend until almost smooth. Garnish with green chiles if desired.
  3. Pour into serving bowl, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve. This is best made a day or two ahead of time to allow flavors to blend.
  4. Serve with tortilla chips, pita chips, vegetables, whatever.
Recipe by Denver Green Chili at