Thursday, May 19, 2022

Seniors Kitchen – 10-Min Recipe – Irresistible Roasted Bell Pepper Hummus

Our easy homemade healthy recipe of blended chickpeas aka hummus can be served with chips, lavash, fresh crunchy veggies, falafels and anything else that you may fancy!

Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip, spread, or savory dish made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic. The standard garnish in the Middle East includes olive oil, a few whole chickpeas, parsley, and paprika. In Middle Eastern cuisine, it is usually eaten as a dip, with pita bread.



Chickpeas Soaked overnight

2 Red Bell Peppers

Olive Oil

Sesame Seed





  • Method
  • Slice the bell peppers in half, put them in an oven tray, add the garlic and top it with olive oil. Put the tray in a preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, remove the bell pepper and garlic from the oven. Let it cool.
  • Once the garlic and bell pepper have cooled down peel the bell pepper skin. Make sure you remove seeds too.
  • Now boil chickpeas in a cooker which is soaked overnight – Add Salt and water and once boiled add them to a cold water
  • In Pan add Sesame seeds and roast it well
  • In grinder add Roasted Bell Pepper, garlic, Boiled Chick peas, Salt to taste, and roasted sesame seeds – Squeeze one lime and add one table spoon of olive oil
  • Blend the mixture to nice paste – Garnish it with slight red pepper powder and olive oil


Roasted Bell Pepper Hummus is now ready. You can view our recipe here:

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