The Roasted Carrot Hummus recipe is going to change your perception of hummus forever. When we talk about hummus, often times people just assume you can only eat it plain. This is so far from the truth and the basic hummus recipe can be varied in so many ways its not funny.
Hummus is easy to make, and everybody loves it. Adding roasted carrot to your hummus can give it an unusual kick not to mention a bright, orange colour. Add Roasted Carrot Hummus immediately to your must try list of hummus recipes.
Behold the roasted carrot hummus recipe.
400 grams of carrots ½ x 400 grams tin of chickpeas 1 clove of garlic, peeled 2 tablespoons tahini 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin juice of ½ a lemon a pinch of salt a pinch of freshly ground black pepper
Preheat the oven to 200° C
Cut the carrots into bite size pieces at any shape. Place them in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
Rinse and drain the chickpeas.
Fine chop the garlic.
Add all the ingredients into the food processor.
Pulse to mix the ingredients well.
Add salt and pepper when needed.
Your roasted carrot recipe is now good to serve. Its perfect as a dip, sandwich spread and even goes well on your favorite salad as a dressing. Enjoy your hummus!
This sweet corn hummus recipe is a real hit with the kids or for those guests who enjoy a surprise twist on a classic recipe. Adding variations to hummus recipes is a great way to still get the nutrients that hummus gives you, and adding a familiar or new taste to add to the excitement.
Sweet corn is packed with nutrients such as fibre and protein as well as being a good source of vitamin C. If you are watching your weight, this can be a very filling dip for cucumbers and carrots.
Sweet corn is particularly popular in North America and is used in many recipes both new and traditional. Sweet corn is also used widely in Asian cooking, with chicken and sweet corn soup being a Chinese staple soup. Sweet corn can be used in such a wide variety of dishes, we feel that it has a place in hummus for an interesting and surprising variation. So why not add some sweet corn to your basic hummus recipe? Follow this easy to prepare sweet corn hummus recipe for your next party.
You will need the following items: food processor, plate or bowl, spatula or spoon, and all the ingredients.
3 cups sweet corn on the cob 8 gloves garlic 1 can chickpeas 2 lemons ½ cup extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper
Peel the garlic cloves and chop finely.
Rinse and drain the chickpeas.
Peel of corn husk and remove hairs. Remove corn from the cob, scrape off all the pulp.
Combine all the ingredients in a food processor except the lemon juice and olive oil.
While mixing, slowly add olive oil and squeeze lemon juice.
Pulse to mix well. Stop when the hummus reaches your desired consistency.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Transfer your hummus into a bowl or plate using spatula or spoon. Serve with mini pita and veggies.
With so many hummus variations the Lemon Ginger Hummus Recipe is a good one try. If you are looking for a unique and healthy dip, this lemon ginger hummus recipe has many health benefits. A little on the unusual side, this dip has a zing you won’t soon forget.
What about Hummus
Hummus tends to be high in salt and fat but doing a lighter version can also be enhanced in many ways – a dip for veggies, on sandwich, on pizza and a great addition to a cooked pasta dish. Hummus basically makes everything more delicious. So let’s get started with this unique hummus recipe!
1 19-oz can chickpeas (reserve liquid)
1/4 cup liquid from the can
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 medium clove garlic
1/4 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and minced
Rinse and drain the chickpeas.
Put chickpeas along with all the ingredients in the food processor.
Pulse until smooth.
Transfer it to a bowl.
Super easy and quick to prepare right? Be sure to serve your lemon ginger hummus with veggies, pita wedges or crackers.
An Avocado Hummus Recipe is a great way to add some more healthy ingredients to your basic hummus recipes. The addition of avocado brings a creaminess to the mixture and packs a protein punch. So with this in mind, give your basic hummus a twist with some Avocado.
Fruity hummus dips are the best! Avocado itself is delicious and combining it with hummus can result into a nutritious and sweet dip for your snack time.
How to make Avocado Hummus
Forget smashed avo’s, here’s what you need to make this Avocado Hummus.
1 can chickpeas (can be used as topping) 1 avocado (peeled and pitted) 5 tablespoons tahini 1 lemon (juiced, more to taste) 3/4 cups water 4 cloves garlic salt and pepper (to taste) Olive oil
Drain chickpeas (set aside few for topping) and place them to the food processor along with the avocado.
Add tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, water and garlic cloves. You can add more or less of the garlic cloves depending on your liking.
Pulse until the texture becomes smooth, add more water to achieve the consistency you prefer.
Top your hummus with the chickpeas.
Avocado hummus is best served with pita wedges, chopped veggies, crackers and breadsticks. Enjoy your newly discovered dip!
Peanut Butter Hummus Recipe is a lovely variation on regular hummus. Peanut butter is a no go ingredient for some, but not for us! Adding it to hummus is a super fun way to make a hummus variation. It’s so creamy and thick that you can forget about using tahini with this recipe, instead use peanut butter as the main ingredient to make this delicious dip.
You might be thinking, why should make peanut butter hummus when I can buy a sandwich spread with the same flavor in store? Peanut butter alone is yummy but when combined with hummus its texture, smell and taste is way good.
I’m sure you’ll be making this dip over and over again after giving it a try today.
2 x 15-ounce cans chickpeas 1 garlic clove, peeled 3-5 tablespoons regular olive oil 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons lemon juice, or more as needed 1 teaspoons table salt, or to taste 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1/4 – 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons peanuts, finely chopped, to serve 1 teaspoon smoked paprika, to serve
Rinse the chickpeas and drain.
Put the chickpeas, garlic clove and 3 tbsp of olive oil, lemon juice, peanut butter and cumin to the food processor and pulse it until it becomes fluffy.
Put the ¼ cup of Greek yogurt and pulse again to mix.
If the hummus is very thick according to your liking, add another 1-2 tablespoon of yogurt and same with oil.
Season with lemon juice and salt to taste.
Your peanut butter hummus is now ready to serve. Add chopped peanuts and dash of paprika on top to give it the presentation it deserves. Get the mini pitas and breadsticks to enjoy this deliciously good dip.
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