A zestier variation on hummus that is perfect for entertaining, island-style. — Allison Beck
Adapted from "Cocktail Parties, Straight Up!" by Lauren Purcell and Anne Purcell Grissinger.
In a food processor, puree the ingredients until smooth. Let the dip sit for at least an hour to let the flavors meld.
Serve with crackers, toasted pita wedges, crudités, or all three.
Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.
Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.
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