Carrot sticks with hummus and hot sauce
A healthy and delicious snack, carrot sticks with hummus and hot sauce are ideal for any time of day. This snack is full of flavor and nutrients, making it a great option for people who want to satiate their hunger while still eating a well-balanced diet. We’ll show you how to make homemade hummus and hot sauce, as well as how to make and serve carrot sticks, in this recipe.
- 2 cups cooked chickpeas
- 1/4 cup tahini
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 pound carrots
- and 2 tablespoons hot sauce
Make the hummus first. Combine the cooked chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, salt, and pepper in a food processor. Blend until the mixture is creamy and smooth, if necessary by adding a little water to thin it out.
Your oven should be heated to 400°F.
After washing and peeling the carrots, cut them into 3 to 4-inch-long sticks.
Make sure the carrot sticks are evenly spaced out on a baking sheet that has been lined with parchment paper.
Add salt and pepper to the carrot sticks after drizzling them with olive oil.
The carrot sticks should be baked for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until they are soft and lightly browned.
Make the hot sauce while the carrot sticks are baking. In a little bowl, join your #1 hot sauce with a tad of olive oil, mixing until very much consolidated.
Take the carrot sticks out of the oven when they are done cooking and let them cool for a few minutes.
Serve the carrot sticks with the hummus and hot sauce as an afterthought, permitting your visitors to plunge the carrot sticks into the hummus and hot sauce as wanted.
You can use store-bought hummus and hot sauce instead of making your own to make this recipe even simpler.
In the event that you favor your hot sauce to be less fiery, you can add a tad of honey or agave nectar to the combination to adjust the intensity.
To serve with the hummus and hot sauce, you can also experiment with a variety of vegetables, such as bell peppers or sliced cucumbers.