Jamaican Jerk Hummus

Most folks don't associate hummus with Jamaica.... but here I've combined jerk seasoning with some chickpeas to create Jamaican Jerk Hummus.

Hummus is a dip traditionally made with chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic is not only a tasty treat, it is quite nutritious.  The chickpea itself has a good amount of protein, plus a good source of folate, iron, and zinc.  No wonder it is a vegetarian staple.

The mild taste of the chickpea lends itself well to many different taste sensations... take a look at your local grocery store and you will find several different varieties of hummus. With this in mind, I set upon creating a hummus that would capture the spice and flavors of Jamaican cuisine.

Jamaican Jerk Hummus
1 can of chickpeas, drained
1 lime, juiced
2 TBS coconut cream
2 TBS almond butter
1 TBS jerk seasoning (I used Walkerswood)
Water to thin

Combine all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and start to process. Add water until mixture forms a smooth consistency.

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