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Roasted Red Pepper & Basil Hummus

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword hummus
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 15.5 oz can chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • 1.5 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup basil – rough chop
  • 1 cup Roasted Red Pepper* rough chopped
  • 1 large or 2 small cloves of garlic - peeled and smashed rough chop
  • 1.5 Tbs tahini
  • 2 Tbs Olive Oil
  • Salt to taste 1/4 – ½ tsp


  1. Drain beans, saving liquid for later. Rinse beans.

  2. Place all ingredients into food processor except olive oil and blend until smooth.

  3. While processor is running, drizzle in olive oil. If prefer a less thick dip, drizzle in bean liquid until reach your desired consistency. Add salt to taste.

Recipe Notes

*If you don't have time to roast your own peppers, just use the jarred.