This spicy pepper hummus has been a hit at lots of our gatherings. You can make it as spicy as you want.

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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Remove top 1/4 of the green bell pepper, keeping bottom part intact to use for serving the hummus. Discard stem, and remove seeds and pulp from both parts of the pepper.

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  • Chop top part of pepper, and place in a blender or food processor with garbanzo beans, jalapeno peppers, banana peppers, garlic, cayenne pepper, black pepper, and tahini. Blend into a smooth paste. Scoop into the bottom part of the green bell pepper to serve.

Nutrition Facts

62.4 calories; 2.3 g protein; 8.7 g carbohydrates; 0 mg cholesterol; 89.9 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (17)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/25/2008
Great hummus! I love spicy food and this was right on the money! I did however omit the cayenne so as to actually taste the hummus flavor along with the jalapeno. I think this recipe is just as tasty without the cayenne. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
08/12/2006
Good recipe BUT...be forwarned that is is VERY spicy. We cut the cayenne and black pepper back to 1 tsp. each and like it much better. Read More
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23 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
11/25/2008
Great hummus! I love spicy food and this was right on the money! I did however omit the cayenne so as to actually taste the hummus flavor along with the jalapeno. I think this recipe is just as tasty without the cayenne. Read More
(14)
Rating: 3 stars
08/12/2006
Good recipe BUT...be forwarned that is is VERY spicy. We cut the cayenne and black pepper back to 1 tsp. each and like it much better. Read More
(16)
Rating: 5 stars
11/25/2008
Great hummus! I love spicy food and this was right on the money! I did however omit the cayenne so as to actually taste the hummus flavor along with the jalapeno. I think this recipe is just as tasty without the cayenne. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/15/2005
This hummus recipe is delicious and was a hit at a party I recently made it for. It works well served w/ toasted pita cut into wedges. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/03/2008
This recipe is great only the amount of cayenne pepper and black pepper is way too much. Cut those by about 2/3 and you should have a tasty and well-presented snack or appetizer. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/25/2006
This was a HUGE hit!! The first time I made it I left out the banana peppers and garlic and cut the cayenne and black pepper in half. It was alot prettier and not as spicy but the 2nd time I followed the recipe and it was so good. Very very spicy but so flavorful! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
11/26/2010
I had high hopes but was disappointed. The heat was fine but something was off. I'm not sure whether it needed more tahini or chick peas. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/04/2010
This is a really tasty dip. I modified a little though b/c I wanted to be able to taste the dip and not just HOT. The only change I made was to add another 16 oz. can of garbanzo beans and just used a tsp. of cayenne pepper and black pepper. Cuts the fire in half. Great as a dip for fresh veggies! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/03/2007
Yowza! This has a bite to it! It came out very tasty though. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/02/2009
This is still the best hummus recipe I have found. You must really love spicy though. I wouldn't personally recommend cutting any ingredients maybe even suggest more jalapeños. But if you want spicy but not mouth scorching perhaps you should cut back. Anyways a terrific recipe! Read More
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