Up the ante with this perfect homemade hummus recipe

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hummusWhy not add a super food to a classic Middle Eastern snack?! Homemade hummus is naturally full of crucial vitamins, minerals and various feel good foods. Adding in a roasted red pepper just ups the ante (and makes it prettier too).

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus – Feel Peaceful


  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed, reserving 2-4 tbsp of liquid  from the can
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2-4 cloves garlic, to taste
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 roasted red pepper (roast it yourself, it’s easy! Instructions here)


Combine all the ingredients, except the extra chickpea liquid, in a food processor. Pulse until smooth. Blend in the reserved liquid a little bit at a time, until the desired consistency is achieved.

Serve with fresh parsley, pita and/or baby carrots.