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Better than Store Bought Red Pepper Hummus

Better than Store Bought Red Pepper Hummus is a delicious savory, slightly spicy creamy garbanzo (chickpea) dip.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizers/ Snacks
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: Appetizers/ Snacks, Cardiac Friendly, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Vegan
Servings: 8
Calories: 153kcal
Author: Healthy World Cuisine


  • 3/4 cup roasted red peppers
    We used canned roasted peppers.
  • 15 oz chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
    rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
    juice from one large lemon
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • cayenne pepper (optional)
    (just a pinch- optional)
  • Salt
    to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil or water
    to help loosen up the hummus.
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil for serving (optional)


  • Place roasted red peppers, chick peas, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, cumin, cayenne and salt to taste and blend until smooth. If you find your hummus is too dry you can add an additional 2 tablespoons of water or olive oil to loosen it up.
  • Place your red pepper hummus in a flat bowl and make a well with the back of your spoon. Drizzle olive oil over the red pepper hummus.
  • Enjoy!


You will need to scrape down the sides of your food processor a few times during the process. You may need to add either a couple of tablespoons of water or olive oil to get it moving in the food processor. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 187mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 83IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 2mg