Red Pepper Hummus
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 2 1/2 T. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 garlic clove, quartered
  • 1 T. olive oil
  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Cut bell pepper in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membranes. Place one pepper half, skin side up, on a foil-lined baking sheet; flatten with hand. Broil 10 minutes or until blackened. Place in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Let stand 10 minutes. Peel.
  3. Place bell pepper and remaining ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth, slowly adding olive oil until desired consistency.