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Piquillo Pepper Dip

Hosting some friends or family over the weekend? Heading out to a BBQ? Here is the PERFECT recipe to prepare for a crowd and serve with fresh cut veggies, pita chips or naan bread.

pepper dip with chick peas
ILIOS Piquillo Pepper Dip


1 jar of ILIOS Chick Peas 1 jar of ILIOS Grilled Piquillo Peppers 6 cloves of confit garlic* 5 tbsp water 3 tbsp lemon juice 4 tbsp ILIOS Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1.5 tbsp kosher salt 1/2 cup ILIOS Canola Oil


  1. In a food processor or blender, add water, lemon juice, salt, chick peas, piquillo peppers and blend until smooth.

  2. If you need more liquid, add a bit of water (only one tbsp at a time).

  3. Once the mix is smooth, add in the olive oil with the motor still running slowl.

  4. Allow dip to rest for at least 20 minutes in the fridge before serving. Enjoy!

*To make garlic confit, place canola oil and garlic cloves in a small pot and simmer gently for 30-45 mins until the garlic is tender but still keeps its shape.



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