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Roast Pepper Hummus

Prep Time:

one hour

Cook Time:

one hour


10 Servings




  • 500g dried chick peas (soak for 24 hrs. in cold water)

  • 4 large peppers-red & yellow (deseeded and cut into 1/4s

  • one large onion (peeled and cut into 8)

  • one bulb of garlic

  • juice and zest of one lemon

  • 100ml olive oil

  • salt and pepper


  1. rinse the soaked chick peas in cold water, cover and simmer for one hour, until soft (allow to cool in the water)

  2. coat the peppers, onions and garlic bulb (whole) in 50ml of olive oil

  3. roast in a very hot oven 220oC for 30 minutes or until the skin of the peppers begins to turn black (this blackening is the natural sugars caramelizing-this creates the unique flavor)

  4. add the roasted peppers, onions, the remaining olive oil, lemon juice and zest to the chick peas. squeeze in 2/3 of the garlic into the mix and then puree until smooth

  5. add salt and pepper and additional garlic if required

NOTE: add salt and pepper, taste at least 3 times, you will taste the flavor increase each time you add more salt and pepper


Fat 66g

Sat Fat 9g

Carbs 87g

Fiber 83g

Protein 105g

Salt 1g

Calories 2279 Cal

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