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Smoky Black-Eyed Pea Bacon Hummus

Smoky Black-Eyed Pea Bacon Hummus

This smoky, spicy version of hummus uses Black-Eyed Peas and Bacon making it good luck for the New Year or delicious anytime. Quick and simple to prepare it may be served with traditional pita bread wedges or vegetables such as a variety of colored carrots, red and green peppers, and jicama slices. A healthy high fiber snack sure to please all. If a vegetarian version of this hummus is desired, the bacon may be omitted which may require adding more salt (salt to taste).
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 7 1 3/4 cups hummus
Calories 115kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 2 large cloves Garlic
  • 1 15- ounce can Black-Eyed Peas , drained
  • Juice of 1 large lemon (approximately ¼ cup)
  • 3 tablespoons Tahini
  • ½ teaspoon ground Cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Hot Smoked Spanish Paprika
  • Heaping ¼ cup (approximately thick-cut 3 slices) Hickory-Smoked Bacon, cooked but still pliable (not well done and crisp), any visible fat removed; rough chopped


  • In a food processor combine the garlic, black-eyed peas, lemon juice, tahini, cumin, salt and paprika. Process until all ingredients are incorporated and the mixture is smooth in texture.
  • Add the chopped bacon and pulse to dice bacon and incorporate into the hummus. Can be served room temperature or chilled.


Calories: 115kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2mg