Red Pepper Hummus

Give your bowl of hummus a peppery makeover by blending in red bell peppers.

Time: 15 minutes


  • 2 cups of chickpeas, boiled
  • 2 red bell peppers, chopped
  • ¼ cup of olive oil
  • 4-5 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp of lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chilli powder, for topping
  • Olive oil, for topping
  • Parsley to garnish


  • Oil the red bell peppers and roast them in the oven for 5 minutes.
  • In a food processor or blender, mix chickpeas and garlic, and pulse until smooth. You can add a little water, if
  • you find the mixture a little dry.
  • Add the red bell peppers, olive oil and salt, and blend again until smooth.
  • Transfer to a bowl, and add the lemon juice. Mix well and check seasoning. Finish with a drizzling of olive oil, a
  • sprinkling of red chilli powder and fresh parsley on top. Serve with pita breads.