Spicy Serrano Pepper Hummus

Our garden is pumping out produce faster than we can handle! The tomatoes and cucumbers are easy to use, but the spicier peppers are proving a bit more difficult. One Serrano pepper is all this simple hummus took to make it deliciously spicy and flavorful at the same time.

1 can chick peas
1 Serrano pepper
1 Tbsp. tahini
1 clove garlic
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1Tbsp. lemon juice
1/4 cup water
Salt & pepper to taste

1. Cut off the stem of the serrano pepper, and in a nonstick pan over high heat, brown on all sides.
2. Add all ingredients to a food processor and blend on high for at least 3 minutes until smooth. If too thick, add water until it reaches desired consistency.
3. Serve with veggie sticks and enjoy!