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Hot Pepper Paleo Hummus!
You'll never guess this isn't real hummus, it tastes like cheesy hummusy goodness! Amazing snack and super easy.
For the Hummus:
2 Medium Zucchini, peeled and quartered
3/4 cup Tahini
1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
2 medium/large cloves of minced garlic
1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons kosher or sea salt
Food Processor or High Speed Blender
-Peel and chop zucchini and place in food processor and pulse.
-Add in Tahini, Olive Oil, and fresh lemon juice, and pulse again.
-Add garlic, cumin, and salt, and blend thoroughly.
For the Garnish:
1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup finely chopped red and green peppers
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
a little salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons pine nuts
Saute’ chopped peppers and red pepper flakes in olive oil until tender.
Lightly toast pine nuts in the toaster oven. (be sure to watch carefully so they do not burn.)