Zingy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Zingy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Whether you’re hosting a gathering or simply craving a delightful snack, Zingy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus is the answer. The marriage of velvety hummus with the bold flavors of roasted red peppers creates an irresistible dip that’s as visually appealing as it is delicious.

Ingredients

  • 2 large red bell peppers
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven’s broiler. Place the red bell peppers on a baking sheet and broil, turning occasionally, until the skin is charred and blistered. This takes about 10 minutes.
  2. Transfer the peppers to a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. This will steam the peppers, making it easier to remove the skin. After a few minutes, peel off the charred skin, remove the seeds, and chop the flesh.
  3. In a food processor, combine the chopped roasted red peppers, chickpeas, tahini, minced garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  4. Blend until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides of the processor as needed.
  5. Taste and adjust the seasonings if needed, adding more lemon juice, salt, or pepper according to your preference.
  6. Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl, drizzle with a little extra olive oil, and garnish with chopped parsley.
  7. Serve with pita bread, vegetable sticks, or your favorite dippers.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: about 2 cups

Zingy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus is a crowd-pleasing dip that combines the smoky sweetness of roasted red peppers with the creamy goodness of chickpeas. This vibrant and flavorful hummus is perfect for parties, gatherings, or indulgent snacking. The bold colors and rich taste make it an impressive dish that’s quick and easy to prepare.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 120, Total fat – 6g, Sodium – 180mg, Total carbohydrates – 13g, Protein – 4g

Whether you’re dipping, spreading, or dolloping, this Zingy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus is a culinary delight that’s sure to leave your taste buds tingling for more.

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