This Roasted Carrot Hummus is packed with the sweet flavors of roasted carrots and the earthiness of ground cumin. It is a perfect snack to keep in the fridge all week long.
Hummus is a constant staple in my house. When the 3pm snack attach hits, hummus. A healthy spread for sandwiches, hummus. Out of salad dressing, you guessed it, hummus to the rescue.
And this Roasted Carrot Hummus is full of rich flavors. Roasted carrots add a delicate sweetness while cumin and paprika add just enough earthiness to make things interesting. Fresh lemon steps in to brighten the dip up. The flavor goes well with just about anything.
Homemade hummus might sound intimidating, but don’t be fooled. You can do this.
All you need is blender or a food processor and you are halfway there. Add in all the ingredients and blend until silky smooth. This Roasted Carrot Hummus recipe is even easier than most to make at home. The carrots and high tahini help to give it the silky texture of store bought hummus with less effort. The carrots add water contend and starch for easy blending, while the tahini adds healthy fat for buttery smoothness.
And this bright orange dip is packing in nutrients:
Cumin is a major flavoring agent throughout this Roasted Carrot Hummus recipe. We season the carrots and chips with this spice, and then we add some into the hummus to reinforce the flavor. And with cumin’s earthy and deep flavor, comes health benefits. Cumin is a fantastic source or iron, which can boost energy. It also aids digestion by making the nutrients in food easier absorbed by the body. And the more nutrients we can get from our food, the healthier we will be.