Black-Eyed Peas Hummus Dip Recipe – New Year’s Eve
Start the New Year with a playful twist on tradition – my Black-Eyed Peas Hummus Dip is a luck-packed, creamy delight that’ll have you scooping up good vibes with every bite!
Get ready to usher in the New Year with a dollop of luck and a scoop of flavor! My Black-Eyed Peas Hummus Dip for New Year’s Eve is not your average dip – it’s a playful, flavorful concoction that promises to kick off your celebration with a bang. Packed with ingredients that bring both good vibes and deliciousness to the table, this dip is your ticket to a festive and scrumptious start to the year. Let’s dip into the joyous spirit of New Year’s Eve with a bowl full of luck and a whole lot of yum!
Why Are Black-Eyed Peas a New Year’s Eve Tradition?
Black-eyed peas have become a yearly tradition, particularly in Southern American cultures, due to their symbolic significance. They are believed to bring good luck and prosperity for the coming year. The tradition has roots in African American and Southern folklore, where black-eyed peas represent coins or wealth. Consuming them on New Year’s Day is thought to ensure a year filled with good fortune, financial success, and positive vibes. This tradition has been passed down through generations, making black-eyed peas a staple in New Year’s celebrations for many families.
Ingredients for Black-Eyed Peas Hummus
Black-Eyed Peas: These little nuggets of luck are the heart and soul of our dip, bringing a wholesome and festive vibe to the party.
Garlic: Meet the flavor powerhouse! Garlic joins the mix, infusing its bold and zesty charisma, turning every scoop into a garlicky delight.
Green Onions: Add a pop of freshness! Green onions dance into the bowl, bringing a playful crunch and a hint of mild oniony goodness.
Tahini: Smooth operator alert! Tahini swoops in, adding a creamy and nutty essence that turns our dip into a velvety dream.
Olive Oil: Drizzle in the liquid gold! Olive oil not only adds a touch of richness but also ensures our dip is as smooth as it is luxurious.
Lemon Juice: Squeeze in the zing! Fresh lemon juice is the citrusy hero, brightening up the flavor and giving your taste buds a lively kick.
Red Wine Vinegar: Time to tang it up! Red wine vinegar steps into the mix, bringing its tangy sophistication to the party, creating a harmonious flavor symphony.
Salt and Pepper: The dynamic duo! Salt and pepper waltz in to season our dip to perfection, ensuring each bite is a balanced explosion of savory goodness.
Optional: Red Pepper Flakes: Feeling spicy? Red pepper flakes are the wild card, ready to add a playful kick and turn up the heat for those who crave a little extra excitement.
How to Make New Year’s Eve Black-Eyed Peas Hummus Dip
Put black-eyed peas, green onion, garlic, olive oil, and tahini into blender. Mix until well combined.
Add salt, pepper, lemon juice, and vinegar. Blend, adding olive oil until hummus is creamy and to desired texture.
Serve with pita bread, pita crackers, or fresh vegetables!
Get and Print the Recipe
Black-Eyed Peas Hummus Dip Recipe for New Year's Eve
- 1 15 oz can of black-eyed peas drained and rinsed
- 2 garlic cloves peeled
- 1 green onion chopped
- 1/4 cup tahini
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar
- salt and pepper to taste
- optional: red pepper flakes for garnish to taste
- Put black-eyed peas, green onion, garlic, olive oil, and tahini into blender. Mix until well combined.
- Add salt, pepper, lemon juice, and vinegar. Blend, adding olive oil until hummus is creamy and to desired texture.
- Serve with pita bread, pita crackers, or fresh vegetables!
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