Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus


  • 1 15- ounce can garbanzo beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2-3 roasted red bell peppers jarred or fresh
  • 1 teaspoon chopped chipotle pepper in adobo sauce optional
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • pinch of kosher salt


  1. Combine the garbanzo beans and tahini in the bowl of a food processor and process for 3-4 minutes or until super smooth. Add the extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and garlic red bell peppers, chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, pinch of cayenne pepper and a pinch of kosher salt. Process for 1-2 more minutes or until smooth. Be sure to scrape the bottom of the processor and the sides so that all ingredients are well combined.
  2. Add more kosher salt and cayenne pepper to taste. If the hummus is too thick, add more olive oil 1 teaspoon at a time.