roasted red pepper hummus recipe with tahini in bowl

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe With Tahini

  • Author: Lilian B.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


There’s something intimidating about luxury hummus. I’m here to decode this famous roasted red pepper hummus recipe with tahini.



  • 2 cups of dried chickpeas
  • 6 tbsp of tahini
  • 3 red bell peppers
  • 2 lemons
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp of cumin
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Salt to taste


1. Soak chickpeas for at least 3 hours for baking powder.

how to cook chickpeas soak

2. Cook chickpeas on the stovetop for about 1 hour to 1.5 hours or until tender.

how to cook chickpeas in a pot

3. Cut the red bell pepper and lay skin up on a baking sheet. Roast at 425 F (220 C) for about 10 minutes or until the skin is slightly charred.

roasted red peppers in pan

4. Remove the red bell pepper skin and chop the peppers roughly.

roasted red pepper with skins

5. Mash garlic, squeeze the lemons and measure out the cumin and tahini.

6. Add the drained chickpeas to the food processor along with the smashed garlic, lemon juice, ground cumin, tahini, and salt.

blending hummus recipe with tahini in food processor

7. Blend the hummus on high until smooth.

red pepper hummus recipe with tahini blended in food processor


  • The nutrition facts do not include olive oil.
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Blending
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 210
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 201 mg
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 21 g
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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