Macadamia Nut Hummus



Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups Mauna Loa  Dry Roasted Chopped Macadamia Nuts
  • 1/2 cup garbanzo beans (reserve liquid)
  • 1 large or 2 small cloves of garlic, peeled & roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup garbanzo bean liquid
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup(+/-) water

Instructions:

  • In a food processor, pulse the macadamia nuts, garbanzo beans and garlic until they resemble small crumbs and start to clump together.
  • Add in the remaining ingredients, except for the water, and puree for about 2-3 minutes until it becomes creamy.
  • While the processor is running, slowly drizzle in the water until desired consistency.
  • Season with extra salt & pepper to taste, if needed.

Original recipe from:  Blake Masser – The Gourmet Peasant