Hummus is one of my all time favorite snacks and the fact that it is so healthy doesn’t hurt. Rich in protein, fiber, folate, iron and packed with antioxidants, I really can’t feel guilty if I finish off a container of hummus on my own. Yep, I do that.
I’ve been playing around with this roasted red pepper hummus recipe for a while now. I love how pretty and red the color of it is, the smoky and spicy flavor combined with the creamy texture is just perfect!
How do I eat hummus?
- add it to a MEZZE platter
- use it as a SPREAD on a sandwich
- use it to make DEVILED EGGS
- use it as a base for PIZZA
- use it as a creamy PASTA SAUCE
I have a secret ingredient in this roasted red pepper hummus that you’re never going to believe.
I know! It sounds crazy but the cashews work so well! They give it a depth of flavor, texture and added protein that is just so delicious!.
The best part, this recipe literally takes 5 minutes to make in the food processor and there is no effort to put in.
Try it out. You won’t be able to stop eating it like me.
If you like this one, here are some other recipes that are simple and delicious:
Roasted Chili Almonds
Spicy Garlic Hummus
Spinach Watermelon Salad with a Basil Vinaigrette
Best Ever Baba Ghanouj
Roasted Masala Chickpeas
From my kitchen to yours, I hope you enjoy this hummus!
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
- 1 c roasted red peppers
- 1 14oz can chickpeas, drained
- 4 cloves garlic
- 1/4 c toasted cashews
- 1 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
- Add all of the ingredients in a food processor and blend until you get a thick, creamy consistency.
- Transfer to bowl and enjoy with your favorite veggies and pita.
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Looks good &tasty