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Sesame free Hummus
We always have a picnic on Easter, and we never ever pack sandwiches for picnics--it's an unspoken rule.
I've developed a sesame allergy, and I meant to try an edamame-based recipe for a hummus-like spread but forgot to buy edamame.
So we thought we'd try to make hummus without tahini. DH is so brilliant. He did it. Instead of tahini, he used creamy Sunbutter! It worked beautifully. So if you're one of the PA families who avoids all seeds, you can try this, too. There was only a little hint of Sunbutter. It was virtually identical--and after a few sips of champagne, no difference at all! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]
Edited to add actual recipe (kind of):
Well, this is the traditional hummus recipe with Sunbutter subsituted for tahini (but I'm not sure that this is exactly what DH followed--for example, this recipe calls for dried chickpeas, and we used canned--and probably a whole can, not 1/4 c):
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