Whatcha Got Cooking?
In this section, Cool Springs’ staff members make recommendations for kitchen concoctions you can try at home. Some recipes contain wine or spirits. Some are just paired with wine or spirits. In all cases, we promise palate-pleasing dishes that will (hopefully) inspire you to share it with others. Let us know what you think...
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Quick, easy, healthy, delicious--and great for parties. Serve it with a zesty Sauvignon Blanc, like Geyser Peak ($12.99 at Cool Springs Wine and Spirits).
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
1/3 cup tahini
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup roasted red peppers
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1. In an electric food processor, combine garlic, garbanzo beans, tahini, and lemon juice. Process until the mixture is smooth.
2. Add roasted peppers and basil; process until the peppers are finely chopped
3. Season with salt and pepper.
4. Transfer hummus to small bowl, cover and chill until you are ready to serve.