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Black-Eyed Pea Hummus – Black Girl Baking

A southern twist on classic hummus this Black-Eyed Pea Hummus is super easy to prepare, creamy, thick and perfect for dipping with crackers, veggies, chips & so much more. A satisfying dip that is great for a go to snack or delicious enough for a party appetizer. Gluten Free, Vegan & Paleo.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 -5 cups
Calories: 339kcal
Author: Meiko Temple


Crispy Black Eyed-Pea Hummus

  • 14 oz canned black-eyed peas rinsed & drained
  • ¼ cup olive oil plus more for drizzling
  • 1 head garlic
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • salt to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 400? (200? or gas mark 6), and have a sheet pan lined with parchment paper nearby.
  • Spread a few tablespoons (46g) of the rinsed black-eyed peas on the prepared baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Chop the top off the garlic head to reveal the cloves, sprinkle it with olive oil and salt and wrap it in the aluminum foil. place it on the baking sheet with the black-eyed peas, and roast in the oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the peas are crispy.
  • Remove the pan from the oven, unwrap the garlic and squeeze the cloves out into a food processor, discarding the skins. To the garlic, add the rest of the canned black-eyed peas, reserving the roasted ones for the top, the 1/4 cup (60 ml) of olive oil, tahini paste, lemon juice, water, cumin and salt to taste. Puree until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl, and top with the crispy black-eyed peas and drizzle lightly with olive oil.
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Calories: 339kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 398mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 33IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 4mg


Sheet Pan
Parchment Paper
Measuring Tools
Aluminum Foil
Food Processor - large - 8 cup
Serving Bowl

*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

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