Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Chef Steve Schimoler created this spin on classic hummus with the addition of sweet roasted red pepper for flavor and color.

Ingredients

  • ½ cups (120 ml) water
  • 6 ounces (170 g) roasted red pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cups (120 ml) tahini
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 3 cups (720 g) canned chickpeas, rinsed, drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoons ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 1 minute using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades, or until smooth. Add additional water if necessary to keep mixture flowing freely through blades.