Pressure Cooker Roasted Red Pepper Hummus is much healthier than store bought hummus.
I love to make everything I make from scratch and having a Pressure Cooker, sure makes it easy to make a delicious Hummus.
My Pressure Cooker Roasted Onion & Garlic Hummus is delicious and I have scaled down the steps to make the process even simpler!
Start with fresh, raw Garbanzo Beans and Water.
If you have a gas stove, use tongs and char the peppers right over the flame, otherwise, roast them in the oven until charred.
Once charred, stick them in a paper bag and close it up, so that the skin will steam off.
It will be really easy to peel off the skin and then seed the peppers
When the Garbanzo Beans are finished their first cook in the Pressure Cooker, release the pressure and add some salt and cook a bit more.
Drain the liquid from the Garbanzo Beans and reserve. If you are using a RSVP Endurance Stainless Steel Strainer Basket, just remove the basket with the Chick Peas and dump into the food processor.
Add some of the reserved water until you get the right consistency.
I used about 3/4 cup of bean water. Open the lid of the food processor and push down the mixture.
Season the hummus with cumin and more salt to taste. Once very smooth, add the red pepper and process some more. I like to see a bits of red pepper in my hummus.
Caring is sharing! If you would like to support This Old Gal, please share this recipe on Social Media, so that I can continue to bring you more wonderful recipes!
If you share a picture of something you make from our blog, tag it with #thisoldgalcooks so we can see it. We might feature it on Instagram! It makes my day when I see you’ve made one of our recipes!
Here is the handy printable recipe:
Pressure Cooker Roasted Red Pepper HummusPrint Pin Rate
- Add Garbanzo Beans and water to Pressure Cooker cooking pot.
- Lock lid and close Pressure Valve. Cook on High Pressure for 1 hour. When Beep sounds, carefully do a Quick Release.
- Add Salt.
- Lock lid and close Pressure Valve. Cook on High Pressure for 30 minutes. When Pressure Cooker Beep sounds, place towel over Pressure Cooker and do a Quick Release.
- Drain Garbanzo Beans and reserve the liquid.
- Using tongs, char Red Peppers over gas burner on stove or cook (with Garlic) in oven at 400 degrees until charred and then place in a paper bag, so that the steam will help remove the skin.
- When cooled, remove char, seeds and stems.
Tahini - Sesame Seeds and Garlic
- Using a cast iron skillet, or other heavy pan, heat on medium high and then add 1 Tablespoon of Sesame Oil. Add Sesame Seeds and toast until almost brown, approximately 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Add Garlic and toast another couple of minutes
Bring it Together
- Place Sesame Seeds, Garlic, Sesame Oil, Olive Oil and Lemon Juice in Food Processor and pulse to combine.
- Add Garbanzo Beans, cumin and salt to the Food Processor and process until very smooth, adding a little of the reserved bean water until desired consistency is achieved.
- Adjust seasoning to taste.
- Add Red Peppers and process, leaving just tiny bits of Red Peppers.