Hummus is a great healthy snack — in moderation, of course.
The best part is that it’s so easy to make at home. Homemade hummus is often not only a healthier and cheaper alternative, but you can also get creative and mix up unique flavors like this recipe for Thai Hummus with Peanuts.
This recipe will take your snacking to a whole other level.
The Thai-inspired flavorings of peanut butter, hot sauce, ginger, and lime juice transform the chickpea base and if you want to make your hummus look extra fancy (with minimal effort), sprinkle some extra toppings on top.
Serve this hummus with fresh veggies, whole-grain pita bread, or use it as a spread in sandwiches and wraps.
Thai Hummus With Peanuts
Homemade hummus is so easy to make and you can get creative and mix up unique flavors like this recipe for Thai Hummus with Peanuts.
- 1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), reserve liquid
- 2 Tbsp . all-natural peanut butter
- 1 Tbsp . hot pepper sauce (like Sriracha)
- ¼ tsp. ground ginger
- 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
- 1½ tsp. raw honey (or pure maple syrup)
- Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
- 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
- 3 to 4 Tbsp. iced water
- ¼ cup chopped raw peanuts
- 2 medium green onions, finely chopped
- 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped
- Fresh lime juice
Place chickpeas, peanut butter, hot sauce, ginger, garlic, and honey in food processor (or blender); pulse until chickpeas are mashed.
Season with salt and pepper if desired. Pulse until well blended.
With food processor running, slowly add oil and water until smooth. If hummus is too thick, add reserved liquid 1 Tbsp. at a time.
Fold in peanuts, green onions, and cilantro; mix well.
Drizzle with lime juice.
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