Walnut hummus is a little known gem among hummus varieties. Try walnut hummus for a tasty treat!
- 2 cups chickpeas, drained and rinsed, or soaked if using dried
- 1 cup walnuts
- 2 tablespoons walnut oil
- 1/3 teaspoon orange zest
- ¼ cup orange juice
- ¾ teaspoon salt
- Pinch of black pepper
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Toast walnuts until golden, about 5-7 minutes. Allow to cool. In a blender or food processor, blend chickpeas. Add walnuts and continue to blend. Add walnut oil, garlic, orange zest, orange juice, and salt until the ingredients form a creamy, paste-like consistency. Add pepper to taste. Pour the mixture into a large serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate for one hour or serve immediately.