Recipe

Roasted Red-pepper Hummus With Homemade Pita Chips

  • Yield: 3 cups
Roasted Red-pepper Hummus With Homemade Pita Chips

Ingredients

  • 2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas, drained
  • 3/4 cup (about 6 ounces) jarred roasted red peppers, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 3 large cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice, plus more for drizzling
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • Homemade Pita Chips, for serving

Directions

  • Place chickpeas and chopped roasted red pepper in the bowl of a food processor. On a cutting board, mash garlic cloves with 1/4 teaspoon salt to a smooth paste with the side of a knife. Add garlic to food processor along with crushed red pepper, tahini, water, 4 tablespoons lemon juice, and 4 tablespoons olive oil. Process until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Taste and adjust seasoning by adding salt, additional lemon juice, and olive oil to taste. Transfer to a wide, shallow bowl for serving.

  • Drizzle hummus with olive oil and garnish with parsley and paprika. Serve with pita chips.