Honey Roasted Carrot Hummus & Italian Garlic Carrot Hummus

There are so many great salty snacks available through Green Bean, from lentil chips and cauliflower crackers, to more traditional fare such as sea salt kettle chips and pretzel sticks. But what’s a chip without a dip to pair it with?! Look no further than these gluten free, dairy free, vegan hummus dips!

These spins on a Middle Eastern classic make use of another snack time favorite, the humble carrot. Packed with vital vitamins such as K1 and potassium, carrots are a great source of fiber, and score low on the GI Index too. Why not experiment with spices and condiments to create your own version of these exceptionally delicious – and healthy – dips.

Instructions

Honey Roasted Carrot Hummus

  1. Preheat oven to 350◦F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, throw in your washed and chopped carrots, the olive oil and honey and stir until generously covered. Add the ras el hanout spice(s) and stir until coated well.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes until the honey has caramelized slightly and the carrots are al dente.
  4. In a food processor, pour in the cooked carrots and any remaining honey/olive oil on the sheet, the garbanzo beans, tahini, coriander, and lemon juice.
  5. Blend on high, stopping after 10-15 seconds to scrape down any larger chunks, and blend again, slowly pouring in the last 2 tbsp of olive oil. When smooth, scoop into a small bowl and chill, add the pomegranate and pumpkin seeds for decoration and enjoy!

Italian Garlic Carrot Hummus

  1. Fry the washed and chopped carrots in a pan on a medium heat for 15 minutes, before adding the garlic and fennel seeds. Fry for a further 10 minutes until the carrots are al dente.
  2. In a food processor, pour in the carrots, the garbanzo beans, tahini, parsley, and lemon juice. Blend on high, stopping after 10-15 seconds to scrape down any larger chunks, and blend again, slowly pouring in the last 2 tbsp of olive oil.
  3. Serve with a generous spoonful of Rust Belt Spicy Mediterranean Pepper Relish and some more chopped parsley.

Add ingredients to a food processor.

Blend ingredients until smooth.

Honey Roasted Carrot Hummus with Pomegranate Seeds

Italian Garlic Carrot Hummus with Rust Belt Pepper Company Spicy Roasted Mediterranean Pepper Relish


Recipe Credit

Phoebe Male is a food and travel blogger based in Southwest Ohio. She moved to the US from England in 2015 and is on a mission to get the best out of the Midwest. Her love of food and travel is made clear through innovative and inviting still life photography, paired with a delightfully captivating style of writing. For more recipes and reviews, follow her on Instagram at @milkwithnosugar.