Posts Tagged ‘Roasted Red Peppers’

Quick Smoky Red Pepper Hummus + Baked Pita Chips

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

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My hubby, Mike, who grew up in the Middle East, doesn’t go for any kind of “flavored” hummus.

No crazy additions of things like pumpkin (at the mention of that, he gave me a shocked/horrified look and muttered, Do people really do that?; my reply, Why yes, yes they do.), sundried tomato, pesto, or even roasted garlic (because of course garlic should be raw in hummus!).

The word “hummus” in Arabic actually refers to chickpeas themselves (and what we think of as hummus is called Hummous bil Tahina or M’sebaha), so of course chickpeas is the only legume that should be used. According to my hubby, none of these creative uses for other legumes like white beans, edamame, black beans, or red lentils. (more…)

White Bean-Roasted Red Pepper Salad

Friday, May 4th, 2012

This salad really couldn’t be simpler, and it’s just the thing I’ve been craving lately:  I used a basic vinaigrette to dress white beans, roasted red bell pepper, and a bit of red onion.  There’s a sprinkling of parsley, mostly for color, but of course for flavor too, but the real ingredient that makes this salad’s flavor pop is a touch of garlic.  Garlic and white beans is a combo you really can’t go wrong with…just be sure you don’t go overboard!  (It is raw, after all.  :) )  Use a small clove and be sure to grate it on a microplane so you won’t have large chunks of garlic in your salad. (more…)

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