Not Ho-Hum-mus! Roasted Red Pepper White Bean Hummus!

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Appetizer, Snacks | August 31, 2017 | By

KitchAnnette Red Pepper White Bean Hummus Platter

It’s already the unofficial “end” of summer – Labor Day weekend. Parties, picnics, outdoor dishing! Last hurrahs! Well, seriously… summer has a few weeks more so let’s not totally bemoan it’s end. Ha!

The last thing anyone wants to do on Labor Day weekend is any LABOR. Being someone who is a fan of year-round “economy of effort”, I wouldn’t provide you with a recipe that wasn’t a snap. And also, I wouldn’t give you a “ho-hum” sorta dish – gotta give it some verve… some razzmatazz! Holiday weekend-worthy!

KitchAnnette Red Pepper White Bean Hummus Bowl

This hummus is IT! Of course hummus is most often made with garbanzo beans/chick peas but there are no rules! One of my favorite beans is smooth cannellini, or white kidney beans and I like their nutritional value better than chick peas.

If you’ve not indulged in roasted red peppers, you are missing OUT! They are great in salads, as an extravagant selection on a well-appointed antipasto platter, and on a good sandwich with grilled chicken with fresh mozzarella. Yummmmm! Of COURSE they’d be divine in this hummus. OK – let’s get to it!

Here’s how:

KitchAnnette Red Pepper White Bean Hummus Ingredients

This takes no time to put together. I don’t expect you to roast your own pepper – but please do if you have the grill on anyway. Ha!

KitchAnnette Red Pepper White Bean Hummus Platter Crop

I sliced up yellow bell peppers to increase the good pepper flavor but also got great chips at Trader Joe’s – their organic blue corn tortilla chips with sprouted amaranth, quinoia, and chia seeds. A nice hearty chip for a robust and smooth hummus dip!

Happy Labor Day weekend! Remember you have until Friday, September 22nd to say “So long” to summer!

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Annette

Not Ho-Hum-mus! Roasted Red Pepper White Bean Hummus!
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Ingredients
  1. • 1 roasted red pepper, chopped
  2. • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  3. • 1 15 oz can white cannellini beans, rinsed & drained
  4. • 2 tbsp tahini sesame seed paste
  5. • 1 tsp cumin
  6. • 1/2 tsp salt
  7. • 1/2 tsp pepper
  8. • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  9. • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  10. • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients EXCEPT oil to a blender or food processor and blend well.
  2. Add oil and blend until smooth.
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