1-15ouncecan black eyed peas(drained & rinsed) or 1-11 ounce container soaked black eyed peas
2Tablespoonsfresh lemon juice
Heat oven to 400 degrees.
Cut top off of entire head of garlic. Place in a shallow baking dish. Cover cut surface with 1 teaspoon of olive oil. Cover pan with foil and bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
In bowl of food processor fitted with "S" blade, squeeze out roasted garlic. Add black eyed peas, lemon juice, chopped onion, cumin, sea salt and cayenne. Process until it is a chunky consistency.
With food processor running, drizzle in olive oil. Run until it is very smooth.
Serve with crackers, cucumber slices, carrots or pita wedges.
Recipe and Photos Copyright Johnna Wright Perry, In Johnna's Kitchen. Do not reprint without express written permission.