christmas honey carrot hummus recipe

healthy hummus recipe with roasted onions
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This Christmas honey carrot hummus recipe is the perfect creamy holiday appetizer!

This is the one if you’re still looking for a different holiday appetizer. This delicious Christmas honey carrot hummus recipe is super fluffy, salty, sour, sweet, and the best topping. All the different ingredients come together in this dish.

ingredients for the christmas honey carrot hummus recipe

  • Chickpea.

    The basis of the hummus. You will need cooked chickpeas; canned Chickpeas work perfectly. Chickpeas are an amazing source of fiber, Vitamins B9 and B6, copper, Iron, magnesium, selenium, and Potassium. The garbanzo beans are rich in plant proteins, which is amazing if you´re on a plant-based diet or are looking for a meat alternative to fill your body with proteins. Chickpea has many health benefits, such as it may support blood sugar regulation, may benefit digestion, may protect against certain chronic diseases like heart diseases, diabetes type 2, and cancer, and may promote brain health.
  • Carrots.

    The orange vegetable contains an amazing source of Vitamins A,K, and C, Potassium, fiber, Calcium, and iron. Carrots are rich in antioxidants; they may lower your risk of cancer, may help regulate your blood pressure, and may help boost your immune system.
  • Onion.

    We will saute the onion, so it gets a nice aroma. The sauteed onion will add a lot of flavor to the dip. You can use yellow or red onion for this dish.
  • Garlic.

    You need to saute the garlic with the onion as it will harmonize with the olive oil.
  • Honey.

    The honey will sweeten this dip. It fits perfectly with the carrots.
  • Lemon.

    It’s a must in the traditional hummus recipe, and I understand why. The lemon adds a lot of freshness and a bit of sourness to the dip, which makes the dish very addictive. Use organic lemons. We will need the zest of the lemon to saute together with the onion and garlic.
  • Tahini.

    The tahini makes the hummus creamy.
  • Olive oil.

    High-quality extra virgin olive oil.
  • Spices.

    Cinnamon, black Pepper, italian Oregano, Thyme

christmas honey carrots hummus recipe

christmas honey carrot hummus recipe

healthy hummus recipe with roasted onions

Preptime: 10min

Cooktime: 15min

Waittime:0

Totaltime:25min



Ingredients for the recipe:

500gcooked chickpeas
400gcarrot
3onion
4garlic clove
2tbsptahini
1lemon
1tsplemon zest
salt
1tbsphoney (or maple syrup)
1tspitalian oregano
1tspthyme
0.5tspblack pepper
sprinkle cinnamon
200mlcold water
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  1. Wash and peel the carrots.
  2. Cut the carrots into four pieces. Cut one carrot into thin slices and put it aside.
  3. Add the carrot pieces and water to a pot and put it on medium-high heat on the stove. Add a little bit of salt and bring it to a boil. Cook for 15 minutes or until the carrots are soft.
  4. Peel the onion and garlic cloves.
  5. Cut one onion into rings, add them to the carrot slices and set aside.
  6. Chopp the other onions.
  7. Mince the garlic cloves.
  8. Wash the lemon. Zest the lemon.
  9. Add olive oil to a pan and put it on the stove on medium-high heat.
  10. Add the onion and saute for about two minutes.
  11. Add the minced garlic and lemon zest and saute for another minute until everything has a beautiful gold color and the aroma is set free.
  12. Remove everything from the pan.
  13. Add some olive oil again to the pan and set the pan to low-medium heat.
  14. Remove the cooked carrot pieces from the water.
  15. Saute the onion and carrots slices for about 5 minutes.
  16. In the meantime, add the chickpeas, cooked carrots, spices, salt, juice of a lemon, sauteed onion, garlic cloves, lemon zest, tahini, honey, and cold water to a blender or food processor. Blend until everything combines well and you have a beautiful creamy dip.
  17. Pour the dip on a plate.
  18. Garnish with the sauteed onion rings and carrots slices.
  19. Sprinkle a little bit of salt and honey on top.
  20. ENJOY!

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