Black Eyed Pea Hummus ~ simple, healthy, creamy black eyed pea hummus topped with a dollop of tomato chow chow relish. Eating black eyed peas New Year's Day is said to bring luck all year.
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Black Eyed Pea Hummus

Easy, delicious healthy hummus made with black eyed peas.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4


  • 15.5 ounce can black-eyed peas
  • pinch coarse sea salt
  • 2-3 cracks fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 2 sprigs dill
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil

Tomato Chow Chow

  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 stalk celery
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1t tablespoon fresh dill


  • Drain the liquid from the black eyed peas and empty the peas into your food processor.
  • Add the salt, pepper, dill, lemon juice and grated garlic and pulse several times.
  • Stir then drizzle in up to 3 tablespoons of olive oil, one tablespoon at a time, blending between each until you have a smooth consistency.
  • Taste it and adjust salt and pepper as necessary.
  • Cut the grape tomatoes in half and add to a clean food processor (washed after the hummus). 
  • Cut the celery into 1" chunks then add to the food processor along with the vinegar, olive oil and dill. Pulse several times to the consistency of lightly chunky salsaa then taste and add a pinch of salt and pepper as you prefer.