Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Preparation info
  • Serves


    for appetizers
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

  • About

We use dried chickpeas at Claire’s, but when I’m at home and need a last-minute dip for myself or for guests, I’m grateful for a can of chickpeas that I always have in the cupboard.


  • 1 organic red bell pepper, halved and seeded
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin o


  1. Preheat the oven broiler to the high setting and raise the oven rack to the highest rung. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper or spray it with nonstick olive oil spray. Arrange the pepper halves cut side down on the prepared sheet. Broil for about 10-12 minutes, until the pepper halves are charred and the skin shriveled. Remove from the broiler, set the halves in a bow