Every item in my weekly Tucson CSA share is special. Each yellow taxi tomato, Japanese eggplant, and squash blossom is grown organically and harvested my members of my own community for my enjoyment (and their livelihood). But some Tucson CSA items are extra special. I’m talking about the raw honey, the native dried tepary beans, and the fire roasted jalapeños that grace my share just frequently enough to make them seem extra special. When I am lucky enough to get a clear ziplock bag of green fire roasted jalapeños in my Tucson CSA share, I make this Spicy Jalapeño Dip.
Spicy Jalapeño Dip is like a lighter, creamier, spicier version of its cousin: hummus. Fresh raw garlic, garbanzo beans, a few spices, tahini, and two entire fire roasted jalapeños are blended until, in a mere two minutes, they create the most perfect dip for bringing to parties, packing in your (adventurous) kid’s lunch, or keeping all to yourself.
Spicy Jalapeño Dip. It’s spicy, it’s special, and you’re going to want to make it ASAP (like, now).