Pack a beta-carotene punch this summer! Maximise nutrients with this scrumptious carrot hummus.
- 500g carrots, peeled and cut in half
- Pinch of Himalayan rock salt
- 1 tsp chilli flakes
- ½ tbsp ground cumin
- 2 tbsp tahini
- ¼ cup olive oil, plus 2 tbsp for roasting the carrots
- 1 garlic clove
- Place the halved and peeled carrots on a non-stick baking tray. Season with the salt, chilli flakes and ground cumin. Drizzle with 2 tbsp olive oil.
- Roast the carrots for 25 minutes at 180°C.
- Blend the carrots with the remaining ingredients.
- Add up to ½ cup water (depending on your desired consistency) and keep blending until smooth.
- Garnish and enjoy!
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