15-ouncecan low sodium chickpeasdrained and rinsed
¼teaspoonground black pepper
3tablespoonsextra virgin olive oil
Optional: ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
Optional garnish: chopped herbs
Place peppers, chickpeas, tahini, garlic, salt, and pepper in a food processor. Pulse a 5 to 7 times. Add oil and process till smooth. Optional: add cayenne in this step. Optional: garnish with chopped herbs.
Note: can use 1 bell pepper roasted over a gas grill in place of the jarred peppers