Add this Roasted Carrot and Garlic Hummus to your list of snacks. I think many people overlook the yummy flavors carrots can bring to any dish but did you know how healthy they are? Loaded with delicious flavors and super nutritious, carrots aren’t just for rabbits, your body will surely benefit from them. Carrots are great plant-based nutrition, as well, because carrots are one of those colorful vegetables that provide you with boatloads of vitamin A, Vitamin K and fiber, among other things.
It’s not like regular hummus wasn’t good enough but when you bring in the flavors of roasted carrots and garlic, your hummus takes on a whole new dimension. I fancied upon this recipe when the 5-lb. bag of carrots sitting in my fridge was calling my name. I had been brain-storming on different ways to use them and then adding them to hummus hit me. I knew this would be a tasty and healthy winner.
You may have seen my Carrot Pancakes and the usual soup recipes. But wait, what about Thai Carrot Soup, Carrot Pasta Sauce, and Indian Carrot Pudding? There are all sorts of ways to use carrots and create many different flavor profiles your taste buds will love and your waistline will thank you for.
If you’re in the mood to be creative, you may want to check out my Hummus Formula Freebie and learn how you can be versatile when making hummus. You can experiment by mixing up the ingredients for your very own masterpiece. Who doesn’t love customizing recipes to suit their preference?
Did you know carrots are easy to grow? You can grow carrots in a variety of ways, not just the traditional garden. Check out these tips from Pinterest on how you can grow your own fresh carrots.
I had so much fun using carrots in this dip, I’m experimenting with more recipes. Keep your eyes open, they are coming soon!
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