Recipes

Shiraz Yellow Split Pea Stew

 A recipe passed down for generations, this is a favorite in the Persian cuisine enjoyed by many around the globe. The Yellow Split Pea stew embraces a savory flavor in a tomato sauce bursting with a zesty lime finish. Serve over fluffy and aromatic saffron basmati rice. Complete your meal with a field of hummus, naan, a big green salad and gather your loved ones for an unforgettable experience.

Servings: 4-6  Prep time:15 minutes   Cook time: 1 1/2 hours    Skill level: Bring it!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of coconut or extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion; diced 
  • 1/2 pound or protein; I used stew meat for this recipe
  • 1 cup yellow split peas; rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste 
  • 3 dried limes 
  • 1 teaspoon Shiraz Spice blend
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 cups water

METHOD:

  1. Over medium heat, melt the oil, add the onions, and sauté for a couple of minutes.
  2. Add the Shiraz and allow the spice to bloom for 5-10 seconds, add your protein, S&P, and stir. Make sure your protein is browned.
  3. Add the tomato paste and split pea and stir to create a mixture. 
  4. Add water to cover all the ingredients in the pot by 1-2 inches.
  5. Add in the dried limes. Lower the heat, cover and cook for about 1-1/4 hours or until the protein is cooked thoroughly.  Add a little bit of water and adjust seasoning to taste, if needed. 
Prep Tips: 
1. Soak the dried limes in water for 5 minutes and then pierce them in a few places with a dinner fork.
2. If cooking with beef, lamb or chicken, make sure to cook throughly before consuming. 
Shopping tip: 
1.You can find dried limes in any Middle Eastern market.

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Provence Roasted Tomatoes

Fragrant, full body, and flavor packed roasted tomatoes create delicious topping to hummus and avocado toast, easily tossed in pasta, and the perfect addition to soups and salads. 

Provence Roasted Tomatoes
Yield: 5 servings    Cook time: 30-45 minutes   Skill level: Easy Peasy!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pound cherry tomatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of Hummus Chick Provence Herb Blend
  • A pinch of salt

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C
  2. In a medium bowl, toss all ingredients until fully coated.
  3. Roast for 30-45 minutes. 

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Hummus Chick Stuffed Bell Peppers


Hummus Chick Stuffed Bell PeppersTaking lunch to work is the best way to nourish your body with whole and nutrient dense ingredients. This recipe is super easy to make with sweet and crunchy flavors with zero clean up! Just add a spoon.

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 raw bell peppers; stemmed and seeded
  • 1 diced Persian cucumber
  • 1 diced tomato
  • 1 lemon; freshly squeezed
  • 2 Tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  •  A handful of chopped parsley

For the couscous:

  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Topping:

  • 1 Tablespoon of Hummus Chick Classic for each bell pepper
  • Avocado Slices

METHOD

In a small saucepan, bring the water to boil. Add couscous, stir once, and remove from the heat and let it sit for 7-10 minutes. Then, with a fork, fluff the couscous and set aside.

In a medium sized bowl, add the couscous, cucumber, tomato, lemon juice, parsley, extra virgin olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and toss till all ingredients are combined. 

Scoop the mixture in each pepper, top off with hummus and avocados!

Refreshing Salad with Hummus Dressing

Refreshing Summer Salad with Hummus Dressing

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Tbl of your favorite Hummus Chick™ hummus flavor
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Fresh chopped Basil

 

METHOD

Combine hummus and lemon juice together. While whisking, slowly pour olive oil in until the desired consistency is reached.  Add chopped basil and drizzle over carrot noodles, crispy cucumbers and ripe avocado for a fantastically fancy salad.