Typically you simply desire a fast, straightforward recipe to make that tastes good, pleases everybody and doesn’t require tons of components. This roasted carrot unfold is the proper dish to carry to a celebration or to have available as a fast snack for the children.
It’s additionally a tasty approach to get extra servings of veggies into your day! Carrots are wealthy in beta carotene and different nutritional vitamins (1), excessive in antioxidants (1) and excessive in soluble fiber which has been proven to decelerate the absorption of sugars and starches and feed your pleasant intestine flora (2).
Strive it with my easy seed crackers for once you’re within the temper for one thing savory and crunchy that’s additionally wholesome and scrumptious.
Roasted Carrot Unfold
Yield: 4 servings
You have to: measuring cups and spoons, meals processor or blender, rubber spatula, reducing board and knife, baking sheet and parchment paper
Key: T = Tablespoon; tsp = teaspoon
- 1 lb carrots, peeled and sliced
- 1 tsp olive oil, plus 2 T
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup chickpeas
- 1/2 lemon, juice of
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 2 T contemporary parsley, chopped
- 1/4 cup toasted almonds
- 1/4 cup water
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. Unfold carrots out on the baking sheet and drizzle with 1 tsp olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and roast for 35-45 minutes, till tender and barely browned.
3. Add carrots, garlic, chickpeas, lemon juice, paprika, parsley, almonds and remaining 2 T olive oil to a meals processor and pulse till properly mixed. Slowly add within the water, mixing till easy.
4. High carrot dip with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of chopped parsley if desired.
This versatile recipe works as a pizza topping, a dip for veggies or crackers, a sandwich unfold or you possibly can simply eat it with a spoon! Get pleasure from – and let me know within the feedback beneath the way you prefer it!
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