Raw Vegan Sun Dried Tomato & Red Pepper No Bean Hummus14
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So here is Vitamix Recipe #11: Raw Vegan Sun Dried Tomato & Red Pepper No Bean Hummus. I love this recipe because it is ridiculously quick and easy, and is loaded with flavour. You will need a high speed blender in order to get a really smooth creamy consistency. However, if you don't have a Vitamix you can make this dip in a food processor. You will have a more rustic consistency but the flavour is excellent.
I love "no bean" hummus recipes because I am a blood type A and have difficulty digesting chickpeas. Did anyone say "excessive flatulence?" So this raw vegan no bean hummus dip is a fantastic socially acceptable option for me! If you want a quick easy conventional hummus recipe check out my 5 minute rescue hummus which is delicious! If you want some other amazing raw vegan dip recipes check out the raw vegan cashew dip, raw vegan green pea chutney, and the raw vegan sun dried tomato and macadamia pesto.
I really love the combination of sun dried tomatos and red bell peppers. There is a sweetness and tanginess that lends itself really well to this raw vegan dip. This dip tastes amazing without the spices. If you are feeding this to children you will want to leave them out. This hummus is fantastic spread on crackers or sandwiches or as a dip for raw vegetables. If you want a bit of a kick feel free to add in the cayenne and paprika or a pinch of red chilli pepper flakes. Taste the dip before you add the spices. You might like it as it is with a pinch more sea salt.
Either way, this dip is a winner. Oink Oink!
Raw Vegan Sun Dried Tomato & Red Pepper No Bean Hummus
- 1 cup chopped peeled zucchini (about 1 medium zucchini)
- 1 cup chopped seeded and chopped red bell pepper (about 1 medium)
- 1/4 cup sun dried tomato
- 1 - 1 ½ Tbsp finely chopped garlic depending on taste preference
- ½ cup raw tahini
- ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp cold pressed extra virgin olive oil
- ½ tsp Celtic sea salt or Himalayn salt
- ¼ tsp paprika (optional - see note in post)
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (optional - see note in post, omit if alkaline)
- OR instead of paprika and cayenne, a pinch of dried red chilli pepper flakes (see note in post, omit if alkaline)
Piggy Cooking Tips
a quick easy way to clean this “cling-on” pieces out of your garlic press
If you are using a garlic press to mince your garlic you will know how hard they can to clean sometimes. There are always a few little stubborn bits that refuse to let go of the garlic party. Next time you are replacing your toothbrush (I replace mine about once a month) recycle it and then wash it. Keep it under the sink to scrub out your garlic press under running water to help remove those little cling on pieces.