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habanero hummus

Habanero Hummus

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 cups


  • 2 cans garbanzo beans 15 ounce cans, drained
  • 1 teaspoon habanero powder or 1 habanero pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper roasted, skinned, and seeds removed
  • 10 cloves garlic approximately 1 head garlic
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice approximately 2 lemons-worth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Cayenne pepper powder for color garnish (paprika works too)
  • Pita other options: tortilla chips or carrots for dipping


  • Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until you reach your desired hummus consistency. Add additional olive oil (or liquid from the drained garbanzo beans) if the hummus is too thick.
  • Transfer the hummus to a serving dish and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with paprika or cayenne and serve with your favorite dipping option.