Black Soybean Hummus
Recipe: Appetizer : Black Soybean Hummus - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 35 min Yield: 8 Serving
Nutrition Facts: 240 calories 9 grams fat
1 clove garlic, peeled
1 1/2 cups cooked black soybeans
or 1 can (15 ounces) organic black soybeans, drained (reserve liquid)
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice -- (2 to 4)
2 tablespoons soybean cooking or canning liquid or water -- (2 to 3)
1 1/2 tablespoons tahini (sesame-seed paste)
1/2 teaspoon salt -- (1/2 to 3/4)
1/2 teaspoon harissa
or 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground -- (1/2 to 1) cayenne pepper
Sweet paprika and oil-cured olives, for garnish
Mince the garlic in a food processor. Add the black soybeans and the minimum amounts of the remaining ingredients. Process to a fairly smooth paste, scraping down the sides of the work bowl as needed. Taste and blend in more of any ingredients required to give a smooth consistency and to suit your taste.
Makes about 1 1/4 cups.
Serve the hummus in a small bowl, garnished with a sprinkling of sweet paprika and a scattering of oil-cured olives. Set a basket of pita triangles on the side.
I often double the recipe so I can make a lunch of hummus and thick strips of roasted red pepper stuffed into a pita pocket.
"Easy to make but unfortunately we didn't like the flavors in this recipe. I won't be making again." - lomle
"Delicious! Will add to the regular repertoire of meals!" - kat4
"You've got to be kidding. 2000 mg of sodium? Don't think so.Joyce Heddin" - charles b.
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"There is a place in Sioux City, IA that has the best pizza sauce on their pizzas I've ever tasted. This recipe is really close to it. I added about two-three Tablespoons of honey and some cyan pepper. Love it!!" - randy t.