carrot hummus in a white ramekin

Carrot Hummus

carrot hummus in a white ramekin

Carrot Hummus Recipe 

This creamy and sweet hummus recipe is a unique crowdpleaser to serve at your next Thanksgiving or holiday dinner — or even just an everyday occasion! Made from roasted carrots with flavourful cumin, coriander, and fennel seeds, it’s healthy yet bursting with taste. This healthy carrot hummus is great served with raw veggies, garlic parmesan flax crackers, or multi-grain crackers.

Ingredients

For Roasting

  • 3 tbsp avocado oil
  • 10 carrots, peeled and cut into 2cm slices
  • 1 head garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 25 g pumpkin seeds
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Cumin seeds

To Blend

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds, toasted and crushed
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds, toasted and crushed
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel carrots and a slice ¼ inch thick then place in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add peeled and crushed garlic.
  4. Add salt, pepper, oil, seeds, and toss together. Lay mixture on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  5. Roast carrots in the oven for 30-40 minutes until al dente. They should be cooked but still have some resistance when poked with a pairing knife. Then allow them to cool to room temperature.
  6. Place roasted carrots and all other ingredients into a food processor.
  7. Pulse ingredients until crushed but still chunky.

Acarrot hummus in a white ramekin

Trevor Ross

About Trevor Ross

As graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute, London born Chef Trevor Ross opened Calgary's Starbelly Restaurant in 2015. Eager to continue creating, he founded The Grass Roots of Food; adapting global cuisines into a nutritious, yet delicious in-home personal chef services for an affluent social class. He specializes in catering, interactive cooking demonstrations as well as consulting. As a strong advocate of scratch cooking, Trevor adds a healthy twist to classic cravings. Whether serving celebrities, business moguls, elite athletes or his family, Trevor's creative approach focuses on real, wholesome ingredients that encourage the entire body to thrive. In 2013, Trevor Ross Launched his website, www.trevorross.ca in order to extend the reach of his culinary efforts.