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This easy to make and delicious roasted red pepper hummus recipe can be enjoyed as a dip with bread or vegetables. It’s considered as a healthy snack and is an excellent source of plant-based protein.
Homemade roasted red pepper hummus is the perfect vegan dip to serve along with bread or vegetables. It’s ideal for a brunch, TV night, or when you invite your friends and family over.
Not only is this vegan dip delicious to eat but also a great source of protein. Adding roasted red peppers to homemade hummus makes it sweeter and gives the hummus a beautiful orange color. If you like it spicy, make sure to add cayenne pepper.
If you don’t like roasted red pepper in your hummus, go along with this recipe: Basic Homemade Hummus.
Use Homemade Oven Roasted Peppers
I highly recommend using homemade oven roasted red peppers for this hummus recipe. You only need a few peppers and 30 minutes of your time. Here is the recipe-guide: How to Roast Red Peppers. My suggestion is to use sweet red peppers. Don’t worry if you are running short in time: this hummus recipe also tastes delicious with store-bought roasted red peppers.
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Ingredients
- Cooked or canned chickpeas: The primary ingredient of homemade hummus.
- Roasted red peppers: They give your hummus a delicious sweet taste and a bright orange-red color.
Aquafaba, the drained water of chickpeas: Use this instead of water to make your hummus extra fluffy.
- Tahini: Also known as sesame paste – gives your hummus a unique taste.
- Lemon juice: The sour element for a balanced flavor.
- Spices such as garlic, cumin, salt, and cayenne pepper.
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe
- Start with roasting and peeling red peppers. If you are short in time, you can use storebought roasted red peppers.
- Add all ingredients to a food processor.
- Blend all ingredients until smooth. You can store the homemade hummus for up to a few days in your fridge.
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- If you want to use homemade roasted red peppers, start with this recipe: How to Roast Red Peppers. Use storebought roasted red peppers if you are short in time.
- Blend all ingredients in your food processor until you have a smooth hummus. Add more aquafaba or water if you want to have an even smoother hummus.
- Optional: Top it with olive oil, roasted red peppers, and sesame seeds.
- Aquafaba is the water in which the chickpeas are stored and makes your hummus extra fluffy. It can also be used as a vegan substitute for egg white.
- Using sweet red pepper gives this hummus a delicious sweet taste.