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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Making your own Roasted Red Pepper Hummus is easy, inexpensive, and so much tastier than the store-bought kind! Not to mention it’s gluten-free, protein-packed and great for meal prep!

Prep: 10 minutesCook: 30 minutesTotal: 40 minutes
Fat 13 Carbs 15 Protein 7
Yield 4-6 servings 1x

Ingredients

  • 1 large red pepper, halved and seeded
  • 4 whole garlic cloves, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, rinsed and strained
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice (~1/2 lemon)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt**

Instructions

  1. First, preheat oven to 450ºF and spray the baking sheet with non-stick baking spray.
  2. Then, place the garlic cloves and the red pepper (skin side up) onto the oiled baking sheet and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Place in the oven and roast for 15 minutes, before flipping sides. Roast for another 15 minutes. At this point, there should be black spots all over the red pepper.
  4. Remove red peppers and garlic from the oven and set aside to cool.
  5. Next, place garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, and cumin into a rood processor and blend until smooth.
  6. Finally, add the red pepper and garlic to the food processor and blend until smooth.*
  7. Serve with vegetables, crackers, or any of your favorite accouterments.

Tips & Notes

*Add more olive oil or lemon juice to the food processor if the hummus is not smooth.

**Feel free to add more salt if necessary

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 recipe Calories: 197 Sugar: 1 Sodium: 439 Fat: 13 Carbohydrates: 15 Fiber: 4 Protein: 7
Author: Linley RichterCategory: DipsMethod: Food ProcessorCuisine: Mediterranean

Keywords: roasted red pepper hummus