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Algerian Red Pepper Dip

Hmiss (Algerian Roasted Red Pepper Dip)

Hmiss is a lovely roasted red pepper dip from Algeria.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Algeria
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 52kcal
Author International Cuisine


  • 2 red bell peppers large
  • 4 vine ripened tomatoes medium
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 or two hot chili peppers Jalapeno, Serrano, or your choice
  • Salt to taste


  • Place red bell peppers and tomatoes on a baking sheet.
  • Roast under the broiler about 8 minutes per side until the skin turns black.
  • Once cool, peel the tomatoes and peppers, removing the core and seeds from the peppers
  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and add the chili peppers and garlic.
  • Stir frequently taking care not to let the garlic burn.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Place all the ingredient in a food processor or blender and mix to a coarse consistency.
  • Add salt to taste and serve with Algerian flat bread.


Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 290mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1934IU | Vitamin C: 63mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg