Carrot Houmous

Roasted Carrot Houmous Recipe

By weightlossresources.co.uk

Perfect for in a sandwich or on toast, this roasted carrot humous is a great addition to any lunch or dinner! It’s also a great low carb, low calorie dip for carrot or cucumber sticks – the perfect snack!

  • Recipe makes: 4 servings
  • Prep time:
    5 mins
  • Cook time: 40 mins
  • Calories: 211
    per serving

Ingredients

  • 300g carrots
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ x 250g can chick peas in water
  • 1 tbsp Tahini paste
  • 50ml water
  • ½ lemon, juice only

Method

Preheat oven to 200°C / Gas Mark 6 / 400°F

  1. Toss the prepared carrots in 2 tbsp of olive oil and season,  then spread onto a baking tray and roast for 40 minutes, until the carrots are tender to the touch.
  2. Puree the roasted carrots.
  3. Add the cumin, chickpeas, Tahini paste, water and lemon juice and blend in 30 second bursts until the desired texture is achieved.
  4. Spoon into a serving dish, garnish with the remaining extra virgin olive oil.
  5. Delicious served with toasted pitta bread or vegetable crudites.
Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)211
Carbohydrate (g)10.3
Fat (g)17.6
Protein (g)3.6
Fibre (g)3.8
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg1.6

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