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Roasted carrot hummus

Roasted Carrot Hummus

Roasted Carrot Hummus

Carrots give this healthy and delicious hummus a boost in beta-carotene which is needed to make vitamin A in the body and promote healthy eyes and vision. Beta-carotene is also an excellent anti-inflammatory nutrient.

Serves: 8



  • 5 large carrots, peeled
  • 2 tins chickpeas, drained well
  • ¼ cup cold-pressed olive oil
  • Juice 1 lemon
  • 3 heaped tbsp tahini
  • 1 heaped tsp cumin
  • 1 heaped tsp paprika
  • Pinch sea salt
  • ½ cup water
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C and line baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place carrots on baking tray and drizzle with a little olive oil. Bake for about 20 mins until cooked through.
  3. Place remaining ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth and well combined. Add water gradually until desired consistency is reached, add more water if needed.
  4. Serve hummus topped with drizzle of olive oil, roasted baby carrots or roasted chickpeas and sprinkling of paprika. Delicious with toasted flatbreads, sourdough, crackers and vegie sticks.


Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .