Photo: Roasted Vegetable Hummus

Roasted Vegetable Hummus

Traditional hummus is lightened up with fresh vegetables and some hemp seeds.

3 cups hummus

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 9:13pm


  • 2 zucchini, coarsely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ cup tahini
  • 2-4 Tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup hempseeds


  1. Add chopped zucchini and peppers to a 9x13 baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes at 450º, stirring after 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.
  2. Blend vegetables and all remaining ingredients in a food processor until very smooth. Add water if necessary.
  3. Serve with pita or fresh vegetables. Enjoy!