Red Pepper Hummus

This Hummus was made for the weekend cocktail party I threw & placed into cucumber logs as an appetizer. It then became a dip a day after & then a filling in a g-free tortilla wrap, as lunch, 2 days later. It’s delicious however you serve it. Hope you enjoy it too!


2 cans drained chickpeas, with the liquid reserved from one can

1/2 cup tahini (make sure some oil gets in to mix too)

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling later

2 tspns garlic powder

1/2 tsp garlic saltDelicious fresh homemade red pepper hummus....Picture doesn't do it justice

s & p to taste

1/2 TBSP cumin

1/2 TBSP paprika

1 TBSP lemon juice

1 red pepper, chopped in big pieces (not sliced)

2 TBSPNS olive oil

2-3 TBSPNS chopped dried parsley


  1. Put in a blender: Chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, garlic powder, garlic salt, s & p, cumin, paprika, lemon juice & blend.
  2. Pour in reserved chickpea liquid from one of the cans & blend with other ingredients in blender.
  3. Saute chopped red pepper in 2 TBSPNS olive oil until soft enough & slightly browned. Do Not over cook peppers.
  4. Pour sauteed pepper with oil from pan into blender & blend with other ingredients for 15 seconds.
  5. Pour into a serving bowl. Stir in Parsley.
  6. Make a well & pour in some olive oil into the well.

Hope you enjoy!!

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