Sunday, December 31, 2006

Holiday Recipe –Variations on Easy Hummus

- Replace chickpeas with one medium size eggplant that has been salted, drained and rinsed, and roasted until soft to make Babaganush (which we have no idea how to spell, sorry.)
- Replace the tahini with ½ C peanut butter and add a pinch of red pepper flakes and a dash or two of hot sauce to make a spicy peanut sauce.
- Add 2 extra cloves of garlic to make garlic hummus.
- Add 2 roasted red peppers to make roasted pepper hummus.
- Add a handful of basil and replace tahini with roasted pine nuts to make pesto hummus
- Omit tahini and olive oil and add one avocado and the juice of one lime, after blending add 1/3 C. diced tomatoes for a creamy guacamole

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