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Carrot hummus with pitta dippers

Carrot hummus with pitta dippers

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Makes enough for 4

Get kids aged 3-6 involved in the kitchen by helping them make this moreish, healthy snack

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal353
fat23g
saturates3g
carbs30g
sugars5g
fibre5g
protein9g
low insalt1.2g
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Ingredients

  • 1 large carrot , peeled, cut into chunks and boiled until very tender
  • 1 tub hummus
  • 1 lemon , halved
  • small bunch coriander (optional)
  • 2 pitta breads or 4 small ones, toasted and sliced

Method

  • STEP 1

    Grate the cooked carrot – don’t worry if it turns to mush, this is what you want.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the hummus into a bowl, add the carrot and mix well.

  • STEP 3

    Add a squeeze of lemon juice, but mind you don’t squirt it in your eyes.

  • STEP 4

    Snip the coriander into little pieces using scissors and stir it into the hummus. Serve with the toasted pitta bread.

RECIPE TIPS
TOP TIP FOR PARENTS

Using a ready-made product, such as hummus, is a good way to encourage children to experiment with adding flavours to something they already like. You can also try adding chopped ripe tomatoes, sliced spring onion, mashed avocado or puréed red peppers.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2010

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