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Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

Killer App: Spicy Red Pepper Hummus

Whenever I pick up hummus from the grocery store, I buy the spicy red pepper varietal rather than the regular kind. But while I've made the regular many times, I've never made red pepper hummus at home. Until recently! With the help of a food processor, it's super easy to assemble. You simply blitz everything and then season to taste.

In this version, there are three kinds of peppers: roasted red peppers, which provide sweetness and color, jalapeño peppers, which add fiery spice, and for a rich smokiness, chipotle peppers in adobo. Don't be afraid to use my recipe as a guide and adjust the heat to your liking. Do serve with homemade pita chips! Get the quick and crowd-pleasing recipe here.

Spicy Red Pepper Hummus

Spicy Red Pepper Hummus

Red Pepper Hummus Recipe 2011-04-05 12:54:58

Ingredients

1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons tahini
Juice of one lemon
1/2 jalapeño, seeded and roughly chopped
1 chipotle in adobo
6 ounces roasted red peppers, roughly chopped
4 cloves of garlic, peeled
1 teaspoon smoked Spanish paprika
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Homemade pita chips, for serving

Directions

  1. In the bowl of a large food processor, combine the first 8 ingredients. Process until a smooth, thick paste forms.
  2. Taste and season with salt and pepper. If too thick, add more tahini or lemon juice.
  3. Process again and enjoy, or place in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve with pita chips.

Makes 2 1/2-3 cups.

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Michsi Michsi 4 years
I wonder if anybody liked this! I want to try it, but i need to know if it's good.
GummiBears GummiBears 4 years
I am so going to make this. No more burning my money buying pre-made hummus.
msdecember msdecember 4 years
yes! i just recently started making my own hummus and i truly don't think i will be able to go back! will add this to my collection...
lovesitc1 lovesitc1 4 years
This is a fabulous looking recipe! I've seen red pepper hummus recipes before, but I love how there are so many different spicy/smoky aspects in this one and I will be making it pronto! Thanks for sharing :)
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