Smokey Chipotle Hummus

A little bit of heat; a little bit of smoke. Smokey Chipotle Hummus dip makes a tasty appetizer served with crudities or pita chips. Also a healthy and flavourful sandwich spread instead of mayonnaise or mustard.

Smokey Chipotle Hummus

Did you know that chipotles are roasted jalapeno peppers?

Smokey Chipotle Hummus


  • 2 (15.5 ounce) cans chickpeas, drained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup tahini (sesame-seed paste)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 (7 ounce) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained
  • 6 oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Put the chickpeas, water, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, chipotle pepper, garlic, and cumin in the bowl of a food processor; blend until smooth.
  2. Add the red peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, cilantro, salt, and pepper.
  3. Pulse the mixture until the ingredients are coarsely chopped into the hummus.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl, cover, and chill until ready to serve.

Source:  Taste of Beirut

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