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Bacon Hummus Recipe

Bacon Hummus

Prep Time 10 minutes

My husband is usually not a hummus fan, but when I made this version with bacon, I suddenly found myself with a half-empty bowl when I left the kitchen for ten minutes!

by Janssen Bradshaw

What you'll need

  • 4 slices bacon, cooked
  • 1 15-oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed (with liquid set aside)
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon bacon grease
  • 2 Tablespoons reserved chickpea liquid
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

How to make it

  1. In a food processor, combine all ingredients except bacon. Process until smooth. 
  2. Crumble the bacon and set aside 2 Tablespoons. Add the rest to the food processor and pulse briefly to combine. 
  3. Scoop the hummus into a serving dish and top with the reserved bacon. Serve with chips, pitas, or veggies.