My Roasted Red Pepper Hummus


400g of can of organic chickpeas

3 tbsp tahini

Juice of 1 large organic lemon

4tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2 cloves of garlic minced (or 2 tsp of lazy garlic)

Good pinch of salt

½ tsp of ground cumin

3 x Sweet red pointed peppers cut in half deseeded

2 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp ground coriander

1 handful of fresh basil

2 – 3 tbsp of water

3 sprays of olive oil

Good pinch of cracked black pepper

Good pinch of rock salt


1 Spray the red pepper with the olive oil then place in a pre-heated oven 200c/400f/Gas6 for 15 – 20 minutes. Don’t burn them.

2 When cooked set aside until cooled

3 Add all the ingredients to a food processor or mini chopper (except the water) and whiz together for about 30 seconds until all the ingredients has minced and combined.

4 Add 2 tbsp of water and whiz for 20 seconds, if you need more water to loosen add 1 tbsp of water (I like to have a bit of texture to my hummus but you can make it as smooth as you want).

5 Your hummus is ready to enjoy.