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Healthy chickpea and carrot hummus: an elementary recipe from a nutritionist

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Delicious hummus
Delicious hummus

Hummus is an excellent appetizer, the basis of which in the classic version is chickpeas and lentils. But it is worth noting that there are many recipes for this dish, and they all differ from each other. If you want to get a sharper taste, for example, you can safely add garlic, but nuts will add tenderness to the dish.

How to make hummus at home

Nutritionist Yana Leheza shared a recipe for a delicious and healthy chickpea hummus with carrots, sun-dried tomatoes, and pine nuts on Instagram.

Hummus recipe

Ingredients:

  • chickpeas – 100 g
  • sesame seeds – 50 g
Chickpeas for hummus
  • olive oil – 2-3 tbsp
  • sun-dried tomatoes – 6-7 pcs.
Fresh carrots
  • carrots – 1 pc.
  • garlic – 1 clove
  • lemon juice – 1 tbsp. 
Lemon juice
  • pine nuts – a handful
  • salt, pepper, cumin – to taste

Method of preparation:

1. Soak the chickpeas overnight.

Soaked chickpeas

2. Boil the carrots.

3. Fry the sesame seeds in a frying pan, pour into a blender, pour in olive oil, and whisk.

How to make delicious hummus at home

4. Add the carrots, chickpeas, spices, part of the tomatoes, oil and whisk again until smooth.

Homemade chickpea hummus

5. Put the prepared hummus in a suitable dish, sprinkle with nuts, and add sun-dried tomatoes.

Recipe for healthy hummus

The best way to serve the hummus is with celery stalks, carrots, and toast.

Serving hummus

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