Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Using roasted red peppers makes this hummus sweet and tasty!

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

DCF 1.0Roasted Red Pepper Hummus is so easy to make and kids love it as an afternoon snack with rice crackers or cut up vegetables.


  • 1 can chickpeas ( 14 fl.oz, 398 ml)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 5 tbsp olive or camelina oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 whole roasted red pepper
  • sea salt to taste


  1. To roast a red pepper, cut in half, clean out seeds and place face down on a tray. Place under broiler and cook until skin is black. Remove from oven and cover with a tea towel to trap steam. When cool, remove blackened skin.
  2. In a food processor blend chickpeas, garlic, tahini, oil, cumin, salt, lemon juice and red pepper until smooth.

Original Recipe by Shirley Plant


About the Author

Written by: Shirley Plant
Shirley Plant is a nutritionist and the author of Finally… Food I Can Eat, a dietary guide and cookbook for people with food allergies, and those looking for healthy, tasty recipes. Shirley offers dietary counselling and menu planning through Delicious Alternatives.

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