Surprising Split Pea Hummus

  • 1 cup dry split peas
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. tahini

In a medium pan, place split peas, water and bay leaf.  Bring to a boil.  Cover, reduce the heat and simmer for 40 min. or until peas are tender and liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.

Take the bay leaf out, discard and let peas cool.

Place in a food processor and add cooked peas, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and tahini.  Process until smooth.

Serve with freshly cut veggies.

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