Spiced Creamy Carrot Hummus

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Plant-Based Cookbook: Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free Recipes for Lifelong Health

By Ashley Madden

Published 2021

  • About

This hummus is unique thanks to steamed carrot, spices, and miso! It’s a nice change from your regular bean spread. I like it with a little heat, but you can reduce or omit the red pepper flakes (it’s still delicious!).


  • 1 medium carrot, roughly chopped (1 heaping cup)
  • cups cooked or canned nav



  1. Add the chopped carrot to a steamer basket and steam until tender, about 10 to 15 minutes. Let the carrot cool for a few minutes.
  2. Add the carrot, beans, tahini, lemon juice, miso, garlic, coriander, red pepper flakes, cumin, and salt to a food processor and process continuously. While processing, add water or aquafaba, gradually, until a crea