USA Pulses recipe Split Pea Hummus with Plantain Compote
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Dry Peas
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegan
Recipe Contributed By chrisskitchen

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Split Pea Hummus with Plantain Compote

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 1 cup dried split peas
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3-5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 pinch smoked paprika, for garnish
  • 1 ripe plantain, small dice and blanched
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 1/4 red bell pepper
  • water, as needed


  • Cook split peas in a saucepan with vegetable stock over medium high heat. Once fully cooked and almost all the liquid is absorbed (about 30 minutes) transfer to a food processor.
  • Add all the ingredients to the food processor and pulse until smooth.
  • On medium high heat add your blanched plantain, sugar and cinnamon powder. As needed pour some water until it combines well. Add diced red pepper for color and take off the flame.