AKA Vodka Straight Up Pineapple Hummus. The simple guilty pleasure of a good recipe and alcohol. I like giving the classics a personal touch so I turned this afternoon munch into "Happy Hour", with a shot of Skyy Vodka some crushed pineapple and a few fried bagel chips.
Hummus is one of those recipes that makes you look like a pro with little effort or talent. Using the Ninja Professional Blender is the best way to get a restaurant quality product with ease. Love adding the pineapple and Skyy Vodka for an extra kick of flavor and fun.
1 each 16 ounce can Bush's Garbanzos/Chick Peas
1 each 8 ounce can Dole Crushed Pineapple
1.5 each fluid ounce Skyy Vodka
1/3 cup Almond Butter
1 each squeezed Lemon
1 each tablespoon minced Garlic
1 each teaspoon Morton Kosher Salt
Wash your hands with medium hot water and soap. Using the Professional Ninja (3 cup capacity) blender combine 1 each 16 ounce can Bush's Garbonzos/Chick Peas (drained), 1 each 8 ounce can Dole Crushed Pineapple (drained), 1/3 cup Almond Butter, 1 each Lemon squeezed, 1 each tablespoon minced Garlic, 1 each teaspoon Morton Kosher Salt and 1.5 each fluid ounce Skyy Vodka. Blend all combined ingredients for 30 seconds to 1 minute (use a 5 second pulse rate). When contents is blended to desire empty into serving bowl or plate. Serve immediately or refrigerate the Vodka Straight Up PIneapple Hummus holds well for days.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 2.5 each Cups
Prior to adding the Bush's Garbonzos/Chick Peas and Dole Crushed Pineapple drain the excess liquid. The Garbonzos will drain completely. The Crushed Pineapple only requires about half the liquid to be drained.
Keep it simple and just hand squeeze the lemon. Add the Skyy Vodka last incase you chose to toast the Hummus with a shot of your own.
The Ninja Pro is a tool every kitchen should have at its disposal. Powerful, easy to operate, stores and cleans well. The Ninja is an essential part of a properly working home kitchen.
The Ninja is a push down hand operated blending device. Because of this you can control the pulse blending to create the consistency desired. Also adjusting the liquids in the recipe is a way to control the thickness you desire.
Simplicity in recipe design is the key to replication. For this dish I fried up some thin bagel slices to make Cinnamon Bagel Chips. Garnished with Italian Parsley and whole Garbonzo Beans and a little Paprika makes for a wonderful plate presentation.
Great starter with a Skyy Vodka Martini perfect! A chance for unending variations Hummus is a true team player.
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