1 roasted sweet red bell pepper, peeled, seeded and chopped 1 roasted hot banana pepper, peeled, seeded and chopped* 1 (19 oz.) can chick-peas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup tahini** or peanut butter 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp water 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp salt
FOR SERVING: pita triangles or fresh vegetables
In food processor, combine all ingredients for the hummus; process with short pulses, scraping down sides occasionally, until smooth. Transfer to bowl.
Chill for at least 30 minutes to blend flavours or for up to 1 week.
Serve with pita triangles or fresh vegetables.
*If you don't like it spicy, omit the hot pepper.
** Tahini (sesame seed paste) can be found in most grocery store Delis or Health Food stores.