Grilled Artichoke Hummus Dip/Spread


Made with Amir Hummus, blackeye peas and Napoleon Grilled Artichokes. Mixed with tomato, cucumber, scallion and Aloha peppers plus Tofutti cream cheese. Topped with lemon zest and chopped parsley. Served with your favorite tortilla chips!

Makes 3-1/2 cups

Dip Ingredients:

15.5 oz. can Goya Blackeye Peas, drained, rinsed to remove all foam and drained in wire mesh strainer over a bowl while you assemble other ingredients

8 oz. Amir Foods Roasted Garlic Hummus

2 T. fresh squeeze lemon

2 T. light brown sugar

2 T. vegan yeast

3.7 oz. jar Napoleon Grilled artichokes, including liquid in jar – diced – remove tough fibrous petals (I know, it gets messy)

2 t. smoked paprika

2 t. garlic powder

2 t. ground coriander

1/4 t. red cayenne pepper

1/3 c. chopped fresh tomato meats – remove pulp and dice the flesh

1/4 c. sliced scallion

1/3 c. chopped fresh sweet red pepper – I used Aloha peppers (combination of red and yellow)

1/3 c. Japanese cucumber – unpeeled, tiny dice

fresh grind black pepper

8 oz. container Tofutti Better than Cream Cheese

salt and pepper to taste

tortilla chips or crackers

zest of 1 lemon

chopped parsley for garnish

smoked paprika

1- Combine all dip ingredients in mixing bowl up to and including salt and pepper to taste. Stir well, then transfer to serving dish. Refrigerate till cold and set.

2- To serve top with lemon zest and chopped parsley. Sprinkle with a little smoked paprika. Drape a few scallion strips casually over the top for flair.

Notes: Aloha peppers are sweet and tender.

Use leftover dip over a fresh baked potato with good results.

Published by Sharon Lee Davies-Tight, artist, writer, chef

AFC GLOBAL™. Chef Davies-Tight™. The Animal-Free Chef™. ANIMAL-FREE SOUS-CHEF™. FAT-FREE CHEF™. Word Warrior GLOBAL™. Word Warrior Davies-Tight™. HAPPY WHITE HORSE™. Global Word Chef™. SHARON ON THE NEWS™. BIRTH OF A SEED™. Till now and forever © Sharon Lee Davies-Tight, Artist, Author, Animal-Free Chef, Activist. ARCHITECT of 5 PRINCIPLES TO A BETTER LIFE™ & MAINSTREAM ANIMAL-FREE CUISINE™.

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