A Spicy Carrot Hummus Recipe
A Spicy Carrot Ginger and Turmeric Hummus recipe! Join us in the #LunchBreakLIVE kitchen with Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s Food For Life instructor, Sapna Von Reich. Today we learn how to make a magical not-so-ordinary Hummus using carrots! How fun! Let’s take a look at how it’s done.
Making All Kinds Of Flavors
Sapna Von Reich is a Food for Life Instructor for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. She holds a certification in plant-based nutrition from the Center for Nutrition Studies at eCornell. She is a lifestyle health coach and well-known plant-based food educator in Northern Colorado. She enjoys teaching nutrition and cooking for all ages. She also offers one-on-one consultations and private cooking classes.
Sapna is working to integrate fresh, healthy, and inspired cuisine into the lives of all her students and clients. She believes that good food doesn’t need to be complicated and has made it her mission to help others balance health and lifestyle. For more info visit her website.
A Unique Hummus Recipe Made Easy
A twist on the classic hummus recipe, making it both healthier and more colorful. Adding beta carotene-rich carrots and healing spices such as turmeric and ginger not only makes it gorgeous to look at but also good for our body. Enjoy it on whole-grain toast or with baked pita chips. You can also turn it into a hearty veggie wrap using some raw or roasted veggies as Sapna did!
Spicy Carrot Hummus
- 2 cloves garlic minced (1 tsp)
- ½ tsp ginger minced or 1/8 tsp ground ginger
- 1 carrot about 1 cup diced
- 15- ounce can garbanzo beans drained and rinsed
- 2 tbsp tahini sesame seed butter
- ¾ tsp cumin
- 1/8 tsp turmeric
- 1/8 - ¼ tsp cayenne pepper optional
- ½ tsp salt to taste
- 1/8 -1/4 tsp black pepper to taste
- 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 4-5 tbsp water use as needed to blend
- Place minced garlic and ginger and carrots in a processor and process until carrots get chopped quite small. Put beans and all other ingredients and process until you get a dip/spread like consistency.
A Not So Boring Hummus Recipe
This Spicy Carrot Hummus recipe is a super fun and unique take on traditional Hummus. It’s far healthier, spicier, and way more colorful! Go ahead and give it a try and let us know how much you loved it. take a photo of your finished dip and tag @UnChained_TV on Instagram. Looking for more easy vegan recipes to try? Jump on over to the #LunchBreakLIVE page, where we have a ton to choose from. Until next time…keep cookin’!
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