Toasted Walnut Hummus

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup California walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons walnut oil
  • 1 garlic clove, quartered
  • 1-14 oz. can chickpeas or garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/2 cup Orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

Preparation

1 Toast walnuts in 350°F oven for 8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool to room temperature.

2 Combine toasted walnuts with oil and garlic and puree in food processor or blender until smooth.

3 Add chickpeas, orange zest, orange juice, salt and pepper and continue to blend to an even, smooth consistency. Adjust seasoning if necessary.

4 Serve hummus in small serving bowl alongside toasted pita bread or with a variety of colorful raw vegetables.

Source: California Walnut Board