Orange hummus

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Rating: 2.71
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There are many different types of hummus in the supermarkets, but nothing beats the home-made variety: this hummus is nice and spicy, and super easy to make. Get your food processor out, and whip up this delicious spread within fifteen minutes! If you don't like the spiciness, you can omit the pepper.


2 clovesgarlic
1 red pepper
2 roasted bell peppers from a jar
1 canchickpeas about 300g, drained
2 tbspliquid from the roasted bell peppers
2 tbsplemon juice preferably fresh
1 tspparsley
0.5 tspsalt or more, to taste


  1. 1

    Cut the garlic into a few large pieces.

  2. 2

    Slice open the red pepper and remove the seeds.

  3. 3

    Add the garlic and pepper to the food processor, and purée.

  4. 4

    Cut the roasted bell peppers into pieces and drain the chickpeas.

  5. 5

    Add the bell peppers, chickpeas, liquid from the bell peppers, lemon juice, parsley and salt to the garlic-pepper purée, and process into an orange-red hummus.

Recipe notes

Tip: There are many more tasty varieties of hummus. Instead of the red pepper and bell pepper, for example, add coriander and lime juice, olives or sun-dried tomatoes. Add a few tablespoons of oil and a tablespoon of tahini.

Ingredients chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, liquid, parsley, red pepper, roasted bell peppers, salt
Courses Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisines Egyptian, Fusion, Greek, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Special diets Gluten-Free, No Added Sugar, Nut-Free, Soya-Free
Difficulty Level 1 (easy)
Cooking time < 15 Minutes
Number ingredients 5-10 ingredients
Taste Savory, Spicy
Preparation method Food Processor
Type of dish Sauces and Spreads
Others Supermarket Friendly
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