Saturday, February 6, 2010

Black Bean Hummus

Whatever you have planned for your Superbowl party tomorrow - you want to add this to your menu.  It's just wonderful.

I got the idea for black bean hummus from Melissa d'Arabian at the food network  but that girl is TOO afraid of spice.  "Now this raw garlic so just use a little bit"  Garlic is your FRIEND - especially in hummus.  So this is MY version.

I did like her idea of cooking up beans and freezing them so they are available cuz it takes time to soak and cook beans.  Doing that you never have to buy canned beans. 
I cooked my beans in my vegetable stock.  

2 cups cooked black beans
2 or 3 large cloves of garlic, chopped
small handful of cilantro
juice of 1/2 lime
a few shakes of balsamic vinegar
a little kosher salt and pepper
a few shakes of cumin
about 3 tbl olive oil

Throw all this into the food processor.  To me lime and cilantro is about the best combination ever.  This wonderful stuff.  You will want this at your superbowl party tomorrow.  I'm having a bible study on Jeremiah myself and frankly I'm probably not going to share my hummus.  Probably too much garlic for those Norwegians anyway.


  1. My comment either disappeared or needs to be moderated, but I tried to write "Never enough garlic for this (1/4) Norwegian.

  2. Note - I managed to avoid it for a long time but I've had to institute comment moderation - got tired of deleting SPAM comments.

  3. Oh and about an hour after having this for lunch I think maybe it would be wise to go a little easier on the raw garlic. Or eat for a snack --not LUNCH :-)