Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
2 cups of cooked chickpeas
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp tahini
1 medium roasted red pepper (about 1/2 cup)
2 cloves minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt or more to taste
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional for spice)
1. Add the tahini, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon of water into a blender or food processor and pulse to combine.
2. Next add in the chickpeas, roasted red pepper, garlic, cumin, smoked paprika, salt and cayenne pepper (if desired). Add in a small amount of water (about 1tbsp at a time) to help blend the ingredients until smooth.
3. Transfer the hummus in a shallow dish or bowl and serve with pita bread, pita chips or raw vegetables. Hummus can be refrigerated in an air-tight container for up to 1 week.