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Red pepper hummus

Red pepper hummus

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready in 10 minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Use up those storecupboard ingredients and impress your friends at the same time with this delicious hummus dip

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving for two
NutrientUnit
kcal407
fat29g
saturates3g
carbs27g
sugars0g
fibre7g
protein11g
salt2.23g
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Ingredients

  • 410g can chickpeas
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 2 roasted red peppers from a jar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil , plus a bit extra for drizzling
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • Italian breadsticks , celery sticks and radishes with the leaves on, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Rinse and drain the chickpeas, then tip them into a food processor. Peel the garlic and crush in with the chickpeas, along with plenty of salt and pepper. Whizz briefly.

  • STEP 2

    Remove any stray seeds from the peppers, then add them to the processor with the lemon juice, olive oil and chilli. Blitz again until really smooth. Taste and add extra seasoning and chilli for more of a kick, if you like.

  • STEP 3

    Spoon into a bowl, drizzle with olive oil and serve with celery sticks, radishes and a stack of breadsticks for dipping.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2003

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