Red Pepper Hummus
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Recipe type: Hummus, Dip, Snack, Spread
Serves: 4
  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 red bell peppers (from jar or homemade)
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon smoked paprika (pimenton)
  • Fine sea salt and black pepper to taste
  1. Place all of the ingredients (except salt and hot sauce) in a food processor. Process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Makes about 1-2/3 cups.
No basil? No problem. You can use a tsp of dried basil in place of fresh, or use fresh parsley or cilantro in it's place. Alternatively, leave out the herbs altogheter and add 1 to 2 teaspoons of ground cumin.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅓ cup Calories: 101 Fat: 1.5 g Carbohydrates: 17.2 g Sugar: 2.1 g Sodium: 393 mg Fiber: 3.9 g Protein: 4.7 g Cholesterol: 0 mg
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