Almost Hummus

  • 7/8 cup dried pinto beans (soaked overnight) discard soaking water
  • 2  1/2 to 3 cups cooking water

Cook beans in water 1 1/2 hours to 2 hours or until tender.

  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 cups of the cooked pinto beans
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 TBSP water
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • dash of salt
  • pinch of cayenne pepper

In a food processor, process garlic, & cooked pinto beans until smooth. Add peanut butter, lemon juice, cumin, water salt & cayenne pepper. Process until smooth. Serve as an appetizer on mini-pita breads, or crackers.
Yields approx 2 cups.

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Annie - January 16, 2011

Hummus tastes great on those flat pretzels they sell at the Dollar Tree, my dad’s ex gf always served us those pretzels with hummus.

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