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Boiled Peanut Hummus


 2 cups shelled boiled peanuts

2-3 teaspoons boiling liquid (or water if you’re using store-bought peanuts)

¼ cup tahini paste

2 tablespoons lemon juice

½ teaspoon ground cumin

¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


In the bowl of a food processor, purée first six ingredients until smooth. Add olive oil in a slow stream. Adjust seasonings with salt and pepper. Serve warm or cold with your favorite chips or fresh veggies.
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