Roasted Carrot Lemon Hummus
Hummus is easy to make at home, and the fun part is you can include your own favorite flavors and ingredients! This roasted carrot hummus is perfect for spring, and it is the perfect healthy snack or sandwich spread! It is packed with protein and fiber, and the flavor is delicious with sweet roasted carrots, fragrant lemon and a touch of cumin. If you are a hummus lover, try this next time instead of buying packaged hummus!
Author: Amy Lyons O’Neil
Amy has worked for Fresh and Natural Foods since 2006 contributing to the variety of healthful foods we offer. She graduated with a degree in studio art from Bethel University in 2007, but in her senior year of college, found that her passion was with the art of food. She later used her photography and culinary skills to create a vegan food and recipe blog, Fragrant Vanilla Cake. She has also written 3 cookbooks. She specializes in vegan and vegetarian recipes. Local, fresh and organic food has always been her focus in whatever she creates.
- To roast the carrots, preheat the oven to 400F degrees.
- Toss the carrots with the olive oil to lightly coat them, and spread out on an oiled sheet pan. Place in the oven and roast until the carrots are tender, about 30-40 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.
- Place the carrots in a high speed blender or food processor, along with all of the other ingredients, and blend until smooth, adding filtered water as needed to create a smooth consistency.
- Keeps in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
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