This healthy recipe is a perfect way to kick off football tailgate season! It’s got the right amount of kick and is so easy to make. Your friends will be asking for the recipe – guaranteed!

YIELDS: 4 servings
PREP TIME: 10 mins
TOTAL TIME: 60 mins


  • 2 cans of organic chickpeas – drained and rinsed
  • 3 small jalapeno peppers – seeded and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 lime – juiced
  • 1 bunch of fresh cilantro (remove long stems)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Using a food processor, blend lime juice, jalapeno peppers, garlic & salt
  2. Add 1/2 of chickpeas, blend until smooth
  3. Add 1/2 olive oil and cilantro, blend until smooth
  4. Add remaining chickpeas, blend
  5. Add remaining olive oil and cilantro. Blend until smooth and creamy – can take up to 3 minutes at high speed
  6. Refrigerate for flavors to blend. Can be make a day ahead
  7. Serve with fresh vegetables, tortilla chips or crackers