“This easy roasted red pepper hummus is creamy, smoky, and sweet! You'll love this flavor-packed twist on classic hummus, thanks to sweet roasted red peppers, garlic, and a hint of smoked paprika. Serve it with homemade pita chips, the perfect addition to your Mediterranean mezze party platters!”
Roasted Pepper Hummus
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Chill Time: 3 Hours
1 jar roasted red peppers
2 cups canned chickpeas drained (liquid reserved) and peas rinsed
1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
5 tablespoon tahini paste
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 large lemon
2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted optional
1 teaspoon+ Extra virgin olive oil garnish
Salt and pepper to taste
In the large bowl of a food processor fitted with a blade, add the roasted bell peppers along with the chickpeas, garlic powder, tahini, smoked paprika, and juice of lemon.
Drizzle a little extra virgin olive oil. Run the processor until you reach the desired creamy paste consistency.
Test and adjust seasoning, if needed. Run the processor again to combine.
Transfer to a serving bowl. Cover and chill.
When ready to serve, top roasted red pepper hummus with a little more extra virgin olive oil and the toasted pine nuts. Add a pinch of paprika or for garnish, if you like.
Serve with warm pita bread and sliced veggies for dipping!
"Great for a party or weekly lunch plan. Delicious, flavorful and healthy. Serve with veggie sticks, pita chips or spread on toasted baguette slices."
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