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Purple Fiddle Hummus


"While on our honeymoon in eastern West Virginia, Joe and I frequented the 'Purple Fiddle', an eclectic coffee shop and cafe with yummy wraps, soups, sandwiches, and the best hummus I've ever tasted! Once we visited for the second time, I just had to ask one of the employees what the secret was to this 'it's got a kick to it' hummus: red cayenne pepper, not just black pepper, alongside cumin, sea salt, and fresh cilantro. Yum! I could eat this hummus with anything from carrots to grilled pita wedges! Garnish hummus with extra cilantro (and lime slices if you have them)!"
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10 m servings 108 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Pulse garbanzo beans, cilantro, and onion in a blender or food processor until roughly chopped; stir. Add garlic, cumin, cayenne pepper, and sea salt; pulse, adding reserved garbanzo liquid until desired thickness is reached. Pour olive oil and lemon juice into hummus and stir.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Lime juice can be used in place of lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 108 calories; 2.2 g fat; 18.9 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 324 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Made it exactly as noted in my food processor. Had lots of cilantro to use from my garden. Fresh with a kick. Could eat it all in one setting.

Delicious. I liked the addition of the cilantro.. was a very yummy lunch