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Buffalo Chickpea Dip

Buffalo Chickpea Dip

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Buffalo Chickpea Dip is an excellent Hummus variation if you love the flavors of Spicy Buffalo Dip. 

I’m a bit of a buffalo wing nut — I love wings. But I’m very particular, too. Wings need to be crispy, the hot sauce must be the perfect mix of heat and flavor, and the accompanying sauce should be blue cheese dressing with chunks of real blue cheese.

This hummus recipe takes all of the delicious flavors I look for in buffalo wings, and turns them into a much healthier (and easier) hummus dip

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Buffalo Chickpea Dip

We use Frank’s Red Hot sauce because it’s the original. It has that unique “buffalo” flavor that you don’t get from many other hot sauces.

That said, you can probably substitute your favorite hot sauce for Frank’s, if you’re not a purist.

And, for you Vegans out there, just skip the cheese!

Buffalo Blue Cheese Hummus Recipe

Buffalo Chickpea Dip

If you love spicy chickpea dips, you might enjoy this fun variation: Hummus with Chipotles in Adobe. A spicy dip with a of smokiness from the chipotles (smoked jalapenos). 

Spicy Hummus Chipotles

Here are some additional appetizer recipes you might enjoy! 

Yield: 3 Cups

Buffalo Chickpea Dip

Buffalo Blue Cheese Hummus

Buffalo Chickpea Dip is a delicious Hummus recipe with all of the flavors of buffalo sauce including a hint of blue cheese.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 - 14 oz (396 g) Cans Chickpeas, (garbanzos)
  • ½ Cup (118 ml) Water
  • ¼ Cup (59 ml) Tahini
  • ¼ Cup (59 ml) Frank's Red Hot Sauce
  • ¼ Cup (59 ml) Olive Oil
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) Lemon Juice
  • ½ Teaspoon (2.84 g) Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon (14 g) + Blue Cheese Crumbles
  • Green onions, As a garnish
  • Carrot Sticks, Celery Sticks, Tortilla Chips for dipping

Instructions

  1. Drain the chickpeas then add them along with the, tahini, hot sauce, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and salt to food processor or blender and blend until a thick paste is formed.
  2. Add 1/2 of the water and blend.
  3. Continue to add water until the hummus has reached your desired consistency.
  4. Add blue cheese and pulse food processor to mix.
  5. Garnish with additional blue cheese and green onions. Serve with carrot and celery sticks and whatever else you'd like. Toasted pita wedges, tortilla chips and pretzels all work well.

Nutrition Information

Yield

16

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 239Total Fat 8.8gSaturated Fat 1.3gSodium 244mgCarbohydrates 31,4gFiber 9.1gSugar 5.5gProtein 10.5g

 

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