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Roasted capsicum and chickpea dip

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Moderate
Add the sweet flavour and rich colour of roasted capsicums to nutty chickpeas for a hommus-style dip with a twist.

Ingredients

Red capsicum

1 large, halved, deseeded

Chickpeas, canned, rinsed, drained

1 can(s), (1 x 400g can)

Tahini

1 tbs

Lemon juice

2 tbs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place capsicum, skin-side up, on prepared tray and roast for 15 minutes or until skin has blistered. Wrap in foil and allow to cool. Remove and discard skin and coarsely chop flesh.
  2. Meanwhile, bring a small saucepan of water to the boil and add the chickpeas. Cook for 3 minutes. Drain.
  3. Using a food processor or blender, process roasted capsicum, chickpeas, tahini, juice and 2 tablespoons water until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve dip with vegetable sticks and lemon wedges. TIPS: Tahini is a thick, cream-coloured paste made from ground sesame seeds. It’s sold in jars in the health food section of most supermarkets.Store dip in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.