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You Need to Try This Red Pepper Hummus Recipe


You Need to Try This Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

Making your own hummus is actually very easy with the right recipe. This recipe for red pepper hummus can be completed in just two simple steps. It's a great dish to whip together for a gathering, or for a healthy snack for your family.

This hummus has a slight kick to it thanks to its inclusion of cumin and ground red pepper, but the majority of people will consider this mild on the heat spectrum. When making a dish for a gathering, you want to avoid making anything particularly spicy. Appetizers should appeal to the broadest range of taste buds possible.

This hummus can definitely be made in advance, giving you more time to focus on other tasks the day of your event. Simply keep it chilled until you're ready to serve it. For optimal freshness, we recommend making this hummus the day before. It can be safely kept in the fridge for a few days, however, assuming it is kept in a sealed, airtight container.

Hummus is a healthy option to serve. Healthy dishes can, at times, be bland or boring. Not this dish! This is one that your guests will love, so much so that they may even ask you for the recipe! You'll definitely want to keep this recipe saved somewhere.

Red Pepper Hummus Recipe


2 (15 ounce) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
3 garlic cloves
1/2 cup jarred roasted red pepper, drained
1/2 cup tahini
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/3 cup fresh lime juice


1. Blend all ingredients in a food processor until smooth, scraping sides often.

2. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Makes 3 1/2 cups.

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