Red Pepper Houmous Recipe

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Red Pepper Houmous
Total Time5 mins


  1. Blend all the ingredients in a food processor until smooth and well combined.


  • 660g jar chickpeas
  • 3 roasted red peppers, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ¼ tsp sweet smoked paprika
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • ½-1tbsp cold water
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • good squeeze lemon juice
Top Tip for making Red Pepper Houmous

You can find Spanish chickpeas in a large jar in larger branches of Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and M&S. They have a far better flavour than canned, but use canned if you wish

Katy McClelland

Katie McLelland is a food stylist, chef, recipe developer, home economist, eater-  and everything in-between. She specialises in creating recipes for social media channels to editorial and advertising content as well as the occasional bread, cake, pudding and menus in real life.

Katie is also a home economist for film and TV. Current projects including Cooking with the Stars (South Shore), Matilda (Poppet Productions), Landscapers (Sister), This Sceptered Isle (Revolution Films) and The Great season 2 (Yekaterina Uk ltd).