Roasted Red Pepper Hummus made with Sesame Seeds and Homemade Chickpeas
Recipe type: dip or spread
  • ¾ cup hulled white sesame seeds
  • ½ cup cooking water from homemade chickpeas
  • juice 1 large lemon, 3-4 Tbsp.
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • several scallions (white and most of green part) or ⅛ large yellow onion (2 oz. onion)
  • 2 cups cooked homemade chickpeas (see my basic chickpeas post for recipe).
  • 2 large cloves garlic, about 1 Tbsp. chopped
  • pinch cayenne
  • ¼ tsp. cumin
  • several grinds of black pepper
  • scant ½ tsp. salt or to taste
  • ⅓ cup roasted red peppers
  1. Combine the first 5 ingredients in your blender or food processor. Process until smooth.
  2. Add chickpeas, process until smooth.
  3. Add and blend remaining ingredients.
  4. Vitamix specific directions: begin on low speed, increase to highest variable speed, mixing vigorously with tamper.
  5. Adjust salt and pepper as needed, blend in.
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