Red Pepper Hummus
This Red Pepper Hummus is great to serve as a slimming friendly dip with practically anything – it's perfect when calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers.
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This Red Pepper Hummus is so simple and it couldn’t be quicker to make – just throw everything into a blender/food processor and blitz!
Make sure to pick roasted red peppers in a jar of brine and not oil as these will help to keep your Red Pepper Hummus low on calories and Points.
We prefer roasted red peppers from a jar as they have a really sweet, intense flavour. But, if you wanted to roast your red peppers in the oven then you can just place them on an oven tray and spray with low calorie cooking spray. Cook at 150°C-180° for 30 minutes or so.
The smoked paprika gives this Red Pepper Hummus a really tangy flavour, but it’s entirely optional and you can always leave it out if you’d prefer!
Serve this Red Pepper Hummus with crudités, rice crackers or even on a slice of toast!
What diets is this Red Pepper Hummus suitable for?
This Red Pepper Hummus is suitable for dairy free, gluten free, vegetarian and vegan diets.
Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Red Pepper Hummus recipe?
- You need to count 4 Points per portion of this Red Pepper Hummus recipe if you’re on WW Green.
- You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Red Pepper Hummus recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
- You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Red Pepper Hummus recipe if you’re on WW Purple.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Red Pepper Hummus?
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We prefer the intense, sweet flavour of the roasted red peppers that you get from a jar, just make sure that you pick up the ones in brine or vinegar and definitely not in oil.
You’ll be able to find these jars of peppers in most supermarkets.
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What could I serve with this Red Pepper Hummus?
This Red Pepper Hummus works really well when served as part of a buffet or even a picnic alongside any of the following dishes:
How long can you keep Red Pepper Hummus in the fridge?
You should store this Red Pepper Hummus in a container with a lid in the fridge and you can keep it refrigerated for 3 or 4 days.
Can I freeze Red Pepper Hummus?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
- Defrost thoroughly before serving.
Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!
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Red Pepper Hummus
This Red Pepper Hummus is great to serve as a slimming friendly dip with practically anything - it's perfect when calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers.
- KCals 174
- Carbs 33G
- WW Points:
- 4 Green
- 0 Blue
- 0 Purple
- Place all the ingredients into your blender/food processor and pulse until it reaches your desired consistency. If the mix seems a bit dry you can add a little water or some of the liquid from the pepper jar.
- You might want to add more seasoning depending on how you like it!
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