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Roasted Carrot Hummus

Meryl Downing
Roasted Carrot Hummus is a fun twist on your favorite dip! Beautiful bright orange and delicious unique flavor, the perfect healthy snack!
Course Appetizer, Sides
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 4-5 carrots chopped in large chunks
  • ½ small onion cut in a couple large chunks
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • olive oil, salt and pepper salt pepper
  • 5 dried apricots
  • 1 juice of a lime squeeze, or I cut the peel off and use the whole thing
  • 1 can garbanzo or white beans
  • 1 T red wine vinegar
  • 2 T sunflower seeds
  • 1 T seasame seeds
  • 1 T honey
  • ¼ c plain yogurt
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • ½ t kosher salt
  • 5 grinds fresh pepper
  • 2 T olive oil or more as needed

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°. Roast carrots, onion, and whole garlic cloves tossed with olive oil, salt and pepper for about 30 minutes or until they are starting to brown and caramelize.
  • In a food processor, add all ingredients and process until smooth. Add more olive oil to reach the right consistency.
Keyword Carrot Hummus, Hummus