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Bacon and Black Eyed Pea Hummus

Hummus gets a Southern spin in this black eyed pea hummus seasoned with crispy bacon and cumin. Perfect for dipping pita, chips, or vegetables
Servings 4 -6
Author Lisa B.


  • 3 strips of bacon cooked and chopped
  • 2 cans 15 oz. each black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small garlic clove minced
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish
  • Pita bread sliced into wedges


  • Combine bacon, black-eyed peas, garlic, water, lemon juice, tahini, and cumin in a blender or food processor. Process until mixture reaches a smooth consistency.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer hummus to a small serving bowl. Drizzle olive oil over the top. Sprinkle with paprika and garnish with fresh cilantro
  • Serve with pita wedges or fresh crudité.