hand dipping pita chip into roasted red pepper hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

This hummus is super simple to make and calls for only a handful of ingredients. Pair it up with some fresh vegetables or homemade pita chips to have a wholesome, vegan, gluten-free snack!
Course Snack
Cuisine Gluten Free, Mediterranean, Plant Based, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword healthy hummus recipe, homemade hummus idea, hummus with roasted red peppers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 servings (makes about 1-1/2 cup hummus)
Calories 87kcal
Author Amanda



  • 1/4 cup tahini paste
  • 2-3 cloves garlic peeled
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice approx. juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers from jar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

Homemade Pita Chips:

  • pita bread
  • olive oil
  • salt, paprika, cumin to taste

Toppings (optional):

  • parsley, cilantro, or basil finely chopped
  • roasted red peppers chopped
  • olive oil


  • Add tahini, lemon juice, and garlic into the food processor and process until smooth.
  • Turn off the food processor and add drained chickpeas and roasted red peppers. Blend until smooth.
  • With the food processor on low, slowly pour olive oil into hummus. Turn off the food processor and season with salt, cumin, and paprika.
  • Pour into a bowl and garnish with parsley, chopped roasted red peppers, and/or olive oil (optional)

To Make Pita Chips:

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Mix oil and seasonings in a small bowl. Cut the pita bread into eights and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Brush oil/seasoning mixture onto pita slices. Bake for 7-9 minutes.



Tahini paste can typically be found near the peanut butter aisle at the grocery store. 


Serving: 2Tablespoons | Calories: 87kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.3g | Protein: 2.4g | Fat: 5.4g | Saturated Fat: 0.8g | Sodium: 128mg | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 0.2g