Brighten up the color and flavor of simple chickpea hummus with subtly sweet green peas and fresh mint in this 15-minute healthy vegan recipe. Try Green Pea Hummus as a dip or spread onto sandwiches.

Ingredients

  • 1 15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, peeled
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

Instructions

  • In a blender or food processor combine chickpeas, lime juice, garlic, and ⅓ cup water. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Add the remaining ingredients; cover and process just until nearly smooth.
  • Chill, covered, until ready to serve.

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Fiona Bailey

This was delish and loved at my dinner party. I used double the peas.

Megan

This is possibly the best hummus I've ever had.

Cheryl Joy

Io

Jyoti Tappoo

This is a great recipe. Will try tomorrow.

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Darshana Thacker Wendel

Darshana Thacker Wendel is a whole-food, plant-based chef and former culinary projects manager for Forks Over Knives. A graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute, she is the author of Forks Over Knives: Flavor! She created the recipes for Forks Over Knives Family and was a lead recipe contributor to the New York Times bestseller The Forks Over Knives Plan. Her recipes have been published in The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook, Forks Over Knives—The Cookbook, Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health, and LA Yoga magazine online. Visit DarshanasKitchen.com and follow her on Instagram for more.
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