Red Pepper Hummus

Real Food for Real Kids - Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

Makes 8 servings


  • 2 cans chickpeas, drained (540 ml cans)
  • 1 large red pepper
  • 4 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 6-8 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • sea salt to taste


  1. Roast the red pepper in the oven on the broil setting until skin is charred.
  2. Wrap the roasted red pepper in plastic wrap and set aside in a bowl to cool. Once cooled, gently peel off all the skin.
  3. In a small pan, sauté the garlic in oil until soft and translucent.
  4. Put all ingredients (including the garlic oil) into a blender or food processor. Give it a good whirl until you reach the desired smoothness.

Real Food Tips:

  • Serve with your favourite crunchy veggies or toasted pita.
  • To speed up the process, use jarred roasted red peppers.
  • For added deliciousness, protein, calcium & iron add 2-3 tbsp of tahini.