Hummus is versatile and can be made with a variety of ingredients to add specific flavors to it. This recipe incorporates roasted red peppers, but you could also use sun-dried tomatoes, olives, spinach and more. Serve with veggies like carrots, cucumber, radishes and celery or as a side with grilled chicken or fish.
Roasted red pepper hummus
1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans)
1/3 cup tahini
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup (or more depending on your preference) roasted red peppers
- Use a food processor to combine the beans, tahini, lemon juice and oil. Process until the mixture is smooth.
- Add the red peppers and garlic along with salt and pepper to taste. Process again until you reach your desired consistency.