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Spice it Up with edamame dip, hummus

Susie Jimenez was the runner-up in “Food Network Star” and owns a catering company in the valley.

Her recipes appear in Scene every first Friday.

Edamame Cilantro

2 cups cooked edamame

¼ cup tahini

4 garlic cloves

1 lemon, juiced

¼ cup cilantro

salt and pepper

In a food processor place edamame and garlic. Turn on for 2-3 minutes until smooth. Add cilantro and puree for one minute, then add tahini, lemon and pinches of salt & pepper.

Chipotle Black Bean Hummus

2 cups cooked black beans

½ cup tahini

4 garlic cloves

1 lemon, juiced

3 chipotles in adobe sauce

salt and pepper In a food processor place chipotles, black beans and garlic. Turn on for 2-3 minutes until smooth. Add tahini, lemon and pinches of salt & pepper.

A few other ways to spice up any of your hummus recipes is your garnishes.

Grilled zucchini will add a smoky flavor, banana chips for sweetness when serving the spicy ones and of course you can’t go wrong with tortilla chips, cucumber and carrot slices.

Susie Jimenez can be reached at susiespiceitup@gmail.com or 970-948-4096.


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