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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

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This read pepper hummus is great as an appetizer/dip with your vegetables. Add a little twist by trying it out as a spread on your sandwiches. Enjoy!!
Ingredients
  Canned chickpeas 1 Can (10 oz), drained and divided (reserve 2 tbsp. for garnishing)
  Tahini 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juice extracted
  Italian herbs 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Peppers 1 Cup (16 tbs), roasted
  Fresh basil leaves 4
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Hot sauce 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a food processor jar add in the chickpeas, tahini, juice from the lemon, Italian herbs, garlic, roasted peppers, basil, tomato paste, paprika, balsamic vinegar, hot sauce, salt, and olive oil.
2. Puree until the mixture is smooth.

SERVING
3. Garnish the Hummus with whole chickpeas and fresh lime juice and serve with crackers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4
When you are longing for a classic Mediterranean taste, you can prepare some authentic Mediterranean cuisine, like hummus. The roasted red pepper hummus has an added spicy flavor on the regular hummus. You can prepare this over the weekend and store in refrigerator for any-time usage. This is definitely going to satisfy your craving for Mediterranean food. So, learn about the ingredients and process from this video and cook it up.

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