Spicy Watermelon Hummus

This sweet-savory dip is sure to be a hit at your next cocktail party. Check out this recipe from the National Watermelon Promotion Board!

  • Prep Time

    5 minutes

  • Cook Time

    5 minutes

  • Total Time

    10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 2 heaping tablespoons red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/3 cup watermelon juice (liquefy watermelon in a blender)
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • One 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained and washed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup diced watermelon, for garnish

Directions

  1. Mince garlic in a food processor. Add onion and parsley and blend until fully minced. Add rest of ingredients and blend until smooth.

  2. Refrigerate for at least half an hour to allow flavors to blend. Garnish with diced watermelon. Serve with pita bread, baked chips or baby carrots.

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