This roasted red pepper flavored hummus
is great as an appetizer served with cut-up warm pitas and vegetables,
or it can be used as a spread on sandwiches.
Red Pepper Hummus
- 1 (16-ounce) can chickpeas, drained
2 tablespoons tahini
1 1/2 teaspoons italian herbs
3 garlic cloves
1 cup roasted peppers, drained
4 fresh basil leaves
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 teaspoon paprika
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 lime, cut into wedges
- In a KitchenAid food processor, combine
the chickpeas (reserving about twelve for garnish), tahini, juice
from the lemon, italian herbs, garlic, roasted peppers, basil,
tomato paste, paprika, balsamic vinegar, hot sauce, salt, and
- Puree until the mixture is smooth.
- Garnish with whole chickpeas and fresh
lime juice and serve.
Makes about 3 cups.
Recipe and video provided courtesy of SummerKitchen.tv.
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