Boiled Peanut Hummus

Boiled Peanut Hummus


1 cup shelled boiled peanuts (recipe below)
2 tablespoons tahini
1 medium clove of fresh garlic, peeled and minced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Dash of cayenne
4 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste



  1. Combine the boiled peanuts, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, cayenne, salt and pepper in a food processor and turn on low.
  2. With motor running slowly add the olive oil to emulsify.
  3. Add more olive oil if needed to get the hummus to a spreadable consistency.
  4. Serve with bread, crackers, pickles and crudité.

Boiled Peanuts Instructions:

  1. Rinse a 24 oz. bag of raw in-shell peanuts.
  2. With their shells still on, place peanuts in a large stockpot, and cover completely with water and a ¼ cup salt.
  3. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Cover pot, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 6-8 hours or until peanuts are tender, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add more water as needed to keep the peanuts covered. 


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