Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on November 9, 2011.



Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1/3 cup tahini (sesame seed paste available at most grocery stores)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup roasted red bell peppers (available in jar at most grocery stores), drained and coarsely chopped
  • Parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Mix all ingredients in a food processor or blender until dip is smooth and evenly red in color.
  2. Transfer dip to a bowl and garnish with parsley.
  3. Serve with fresh vegetables or pita chips.

Makes 1 cup.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per Tablespoon:
50 calories, 3 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 2 g protein


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