Saturday, January 1, 2011

Recipe for Black Eyed Pea Hummus

Approximately 29 calories, 2 grams fat, 2.5 grams carbs, 0.7 grams fiber, 0.6 grams protein, 1 WW Points+ per TBSP

1 cup dried black eyed peas (makes 2 cups cooked)
1 tsp table salt
1 tsp ground cumin plus more for sprinkling
4 TBSP fresh lime juice
1 tsp crushed garlic (from jar)
4 TBSP tahini
1 TBSP olive oil
1 TBSP toasted sesame oil for drizzle

Whole wheat pita triangles and/or slices of cucumber for serving.

Prepare peas per package.  Drain and cool.
Place peas, salt, cumin, lime juice, tahini, and olive oil in food processor and process until smooth.  Taste and add more salt if needed.
Spoon into serving bowl and top with drizzle of sesame oil and sprinkle of cumin.