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Cashew Chickpea Spread or Dip

by Mihl

Cashew cream and hummus, who doesn’t love those things? Especially when combined. I know this hardly counts as a recipe. But you should still try it, if you feel like doing what I tell you.

This spread is milder than your average hummus and it is richer. It’s creamy, sweet, and smoky. It’s perfect for everything except dessert. We used it as a topping for boiled potatoes, but it also makes a great sandwich spread or a wonderful dip for your vegetables.

Cashew Chickpea Dip or Dip

180 g (1 cup) canned chickpeas
150 g (5.3 oz) roasted and salted cashews
1 clove garlic
120 ml (½ cup) water
1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice
½ teaspoon smoked paprika
salt and pepper to taste

Place all ingredients in a blender and food processor and blend until smooth.

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14 comments

Jojo January 19, 2012 - 17:48

Such a delicious idea! I love cashew cream & hummus so I can’t doubt for a second that this is going to be perfect.

luminousvegans January 19, 2012 - 05:15

Cashews! That’s genius, and I always have that and chickpeas in the cupboard . Looks yummyM

Ruby January 19, 2012 - 03:25

Love this take on original hummus. It would be so delicious on sandwiches! I will be trying it out soon :)

Jes January 17, 2012 - 19:17

Marrying cashews w/ chickpeas is ingenious! I love the dip!

AikoVenus January 17, 2012 - 00:59

Sounds great! I love hummus with potatoes and kale!

Tiffany January 16, 2012 - 20:39

Can’t go wrong with a good chickpea spread/dip, especially if it involves roasted cashews. I like the thought of using this recipe as a potato topping–such a good idea!

Sal January 16, 2012 - 13:45

That sounds awesome. I love cashews and chickpeas!

Angela January 15, 2012 - 23:06

so, basically it’s hummus with cashews instead of tahini? sounds delish!!

celine January 15, 2012 - 12:02

OMG, a CAPTCHA Code I can actually decipher! It’s a miracle.
Anyway, your pictures are lovely and make me want to eat chickpeas till I can’t eat chickpeas no more. I know you know what I’m talking about.

Mihl January 15, 2012 - 12:59

I know! Those codes are annoying. But not as annoying as those spammers that want to sell jerky on my blog. And those chickpeas, they gotta behave.

celine January 15, 2012 - 13:18

You want jerky?

celine January 15, 2012 - 13:20

Because just so you know, if you follow me on Twitter, fave all my pics on Flickr, like me on Facebook, follow me on Pinterest, do the hokey pokey in your underwear, then I give you jerky.

Mihl January 15, 2012 - 13:36

Thank god I have a monkey who does those kind of things for me. So gimme that jerky.

Debbie January 15, 2012 - 11:13

I know even before trying this that I’m going to love it! Thanks for the recipe, can’t wait to try, especially as I’m mildly addicted to smoked paprika :-)

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