Spicy Carrot Hummus

An easy and delicious way to use up your carrots

45 mins

Serves 8

What you'll need…

  • 600g carrots
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 garlic bulb
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 120ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 400g can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • Rose harissa
  • Flatbreads, to serve
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The method


Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.


Cut the carrots into large chunks and toss with 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp cumin seeds and a garlic bulb, broken into cloves.


Place onto a baking tray and roast in the oven for 40 mins or until caramelised.


Once cool, squeeze the garlic cloves out of their skins and tip into a food processor with the carrots, juice of 1 lemon, 120ml extra virgin olive oil, chickpeas, and some seasoning.


Blitz until smooth, swirl through some spicy rose harissa.


Serve with flatbreads, enjoy!

Recipe from BBC Good Food

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