*flippin’[adverb]: so much so that you (or your tastebuds) feel the need to do backflips to emphasize your point….if you could actually do a back flip, of course And yet, following a trip to both Trader Joe’s and Costco (thinly veiled as a “necessary trip to Richmond to complete Nutty Butter paperwork”), the last thing I needed was more hummus.
So I did the only logical thing.I turned it into soup.
Luckily for me, my roommate, Rach has been making lots of soup lately, and the dregs of unused vegetable broth were taking up valuable space in our fridge. As were the massive amounts of bell peppers I bought on the aforementioned trip to Costco. Combine one of those bell peppers–chosen solely because it looked the closest to a wrinkly (but I would still eat you because I refuse to waste food) ‘death’– —with a red onion whose origins I’m sad to say I couldn’t even begin to tell you, but I believe it originated in a “Holy bejeezus, that onion is HUGE!” moment at Whole Foods and ended with a “How am I ever going to use this all?” quandary in my kitchen.
Add a shimmy and a shake*…
*also known as ‘steam’ and ‘simmer’ …and finally allow the immersion blender–who I suddenly want to call Bob?–to get his claws blade into something besides an oatshake .
Stir in a few extra green chiles. (Obviously). And that, my little smartypants (plural)*, is how you turn hummus into completely vegan, (no cream)-y bisque.*smartypantses? Vegan Cornbread Bean Bisque(Makes about 5 cups or so…depending on how much you eat straight from the pot)