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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

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Hummus is a traditional Middle Eastern dip. Serve with whole wheat pita bread or fresh vegetables.
Ingredients
  Chickpeas/Cooked chickpeas 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cooked or canned, rinsed and drained
  Roasted red bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), packed in water, drained
  Green onions 3 , sliced
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), freshly squeezed
  Tahini 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bean cooking liquid/Vegetable broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Place the chickpeas, red peppers, green onions, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, cumin, and pepper in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Add the bean cooking liquid as needed to facilitate processing and achieve a smoother consistency.
Stored in a covered container in the refrigerator, leftover Roasted Red Pepper Hummus will keep for up to 3 days.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Dip
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Bean, Garbanzo Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Have you ever tried making a variation of hummus? Katherine demonstrated a delicious variation to your otherwise regular hummus. She adds in some roasted bell peppers and scallions. Besides being delicious, hummus has high nutritional value. Watch and learn!

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