Black-Eyed Pea Hummus

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Black-Eyed Pea Hummus

  • 3 strips of bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 2 cans (15 oz. each) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • Pita bread, sliced into wedges
  1. Combine bacon, black-eyed peas, garlic, water, lemon juice, tahini, and cumin in a blender or food processor. Process until mixture reaches a smooth consistency.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Transfer hummus to a small serving bowl. Drizzle olive oil over the top. Sprinkle with paprika and garnish with fresh cilantro
  4. Serve with pita wedges or fresh cruditΓ©.