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Old 08-05-2008, 12:27 PM   #1
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I'm on a Hummus kick!

I use to buy this stuff in the store and get grossed out by it. Then I saw a recipe posted by tdiprincess for black bean hummus and finally tried it! I am sooooo hooked!

I have located every can of black beans in the house I could find and have made this just about every day for the last week. Here is my recipe that I have come up with after several batches. This stuff is good, good on just about anything!

1 can black beans drained and rinsed
1 clove of garlic (easy on the garlic, it can over power quickly)
2 cayenne peppers ( I love heat so this is a personal choice, use what ever peppers you like or no peppers at all!)
juice of 1/2 lime
2 T tahini (I searched high and lo for this stuff and finally made my own.)
1 T flat leaf parsley or cilantro (I use what ever I have on hand)
1 roma tomato, seeded and chunked
1 tsp chili powder ( I used Penzey's Hot Chili Powder)
1 tsp onion powder
kosher salt to taste

Toss in a food processor and whip it good!

For the tahini... I lightly roasted 1 c of sesame seeds at 300 for 10 minutes. Stirring occasionally and ensuring that they did not brown. Let cool, add to food processor and 1/4 c of evoo. That will make enough for at least 4 batches of black bean hummus.

Hope you enjoy it, cuz I can live on this stuff!!! Hubby loves the garlic aroma of my breath!!!!

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Old 08-05-2008, 01:00 PM   #2
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This one sounds good Sattie. Have you tried the chick pea hummus with a southwest chipotle flavor? It's quite tastey.
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:23 PM   #3
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This one sounds good Sattie. Have you tried the chick pea hummus with a southwest chipotle flavor? It's quite tastey.
No I have not!!! But want to try it all at this point. I guess since I am out of black beans, I have no choice but to branch out. You have a recipe for that Miss Dina??? Purty please!?
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:39 PM   #4
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www.applesforhealth.com/HealthyAppetizers/sochphum5.html I would use garbanzo beans (chick peas) for this recipe. Enjoy.
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Old 08-05-2008, 02:49 PM   #5
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Sounds good! I love hummus any kind, bean, chickpea whatever. This time of year it is so delicious with fresh green or wax beans, crispy from the garden.
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Roast your own red peppers (peeled and seeded of course) and add those to your hummus. Normally it's used in conjunction with garbanzo beans but I think they might give a nice twist to the black beans too!

Thanks for posting this sattie - I need to get my rear in gear as this would make a good meal - just add fermented grapes for the fruit
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Old 08-06-2008, 05:23 PM   #7
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I thoght that humus is made from garbanzo beans, not regular beans?
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Sattie! Thank you!
I spend $8 bucks on a jar of Tahini, I didn't think I could make my own!

Charlie I use garbanzos in my hummus also.
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Old 08-06-2008, 05:54 PM   #9
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Hummus with pesto is really good, too :D
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Old 08-06-2008, 05:59 PM   #10
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Sattie! Thank you!
I spend $8 bucks on a jar of Tahini, I didn't think I could make my own!

Charlie I use garbanzos in my hummus also.
It may not be anything like the jarred stuff, but since I can't find it anywhere, I'm not going to know the difference! If you try it, let me know if it even compares.
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