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Chickpea & Cucumber Appetizer

Let’s cut the fat and make a colorful, exciting and healthy appetizer that is certain to please!  We have taken our Bare Hummus right down the road to refreshing with our cucumber appetizer recipe and you are going to love it!

Our Bare hummus is so adaptable and super easy. Once you infuse it with flavor it's like – watch out taste buds!  So here is our new twist on a cucumber appetizer recipe.  You will find the texture smooth and creamy, and the flavor a little bit ranchy and a little bit dilly.  We have found most recipes for cucumber appetizers use cream cheese, which is delicious, but you will be making no mistake when you substitute hummus for the cream cheese, as you will be adding fantastic health benefits, and no one will be the wiser!  

We love the full-body texture but also like it a bit smoother, so removing as many of the skins as you can accomplish just that.  After cooking we place the beans in a colander (saving the cooking water of course) and begin to rinse the beans under cool water.  We rinse our beans using our water spray unit holding it close to the beans and gently use a wooden to stir encourages a lot of the skins to fall off the bean.  Gently remove skins from remaining beans and process according to basic hummus directions.

This healthy veggie appetizer with cucumber is also a terrific replacement for heavily sauced and sometimes messy appetizers.  Our cucumber appetizers are easy to pop in your mouth, and there is no dripping.  The crispness of the cucumber gives our cucumber appetizer a nice little crunch and is a very refreshing choice.   

Let’s give this cucumber appetizer recipe a try right away.  It is guaranteed to be a delicious bite, and make a healthy statement all at the same time.

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