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Spicy Jalapeño Cilantro Hummus

Spicy Jalapeño Cilantro Hummus - a blend of chickpeas, thahini, cilantro and lime for a smooth and creamy Mediterranean dip! You can thank my husband, picky-eater-Pat, for this Spicy Jalapeño Cilantro Hummus recipe…

It’s hard to get him to eat veggies. My one-year-old gobbles them up, but my 30+ year-old husband won’t touch them unless I really push it. But over the years, I’ve found one way to get more veg into his mouth:

Spicy hummus.

If I put a glob of spicy hummus on his plate next to some chopped carrots or cucumbers, he will eat them all! However, as I’ve searched for the best store-bought spicy hummus, I’ve been disappointed to learn that pretty much all store-bought hummus contain seed or vegetable oils (sunflower, canola, etc.) that I do my best to avoid in our home. So one day I came to the conclusion that it was time I learn to make my own hummus.

And WOW I’m glad I did.

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