Humus with Roasted Red Pepper
1 cup of cooked chick peas/ canned
2-3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Juice of ½ lemon
2-3 Tbsp tahini
¾ cup roasted red pepper, skinned
2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
¼ cup water (optional)
1 tsp salt to taste
¼ tsp cumin
¼ tsp black pepper
Place boiled or canned chick peas into a food processor or use a blender to form a puree. Then, add the roasted red peppers and blend with pureed chick peas. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix them all.
Drizzle some olive oil on top and serve Humus with warm pita bread or chips.
By Hayriye Cetin Karaca ( www.turkishfoodandrecipes.com )