Black-eyed Pea Hummus with Pita Chips

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3 1⁄2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons and 2 pita wedges)

Kimble’s Events by Design is a food management company with B&I and college accounts in Georgia. This hummus recipe, which features black-eyed peas, is a favorite for the company’s Southern guests. Featuring fresh ingredients and fried pita wedges, this hummus is simple to make and works well for serving a large number of people. 


3 garlic cloves, peeled
1⁄2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
1⁄3 cup tahini sauce
1 tsp. ground cumin
1⁄2 tsp. salt
2 to 3 dashes hot sauce
1⁄2 tsp. paprika
2 15.8-oz. cans black-eyed peas, drained
14 6-in. pitas, quartered
Fresh chives (optional) 


  1. In food processor, process garlic for 3 seconds, or until minced.
  2. Add next seven ingredients. Process until smooth, scraping sides of bowl occasionally.
  3. Serve with fried pita wedges. Garnish with fresh chives, if desired.
Source: Kimble's Events by Design, Georgia

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