Carrot hummus with pitta dippers

Carrot hummus with pitta dippers

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Prep: 15 mins


Makes enough for 4

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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal353
  • fat23g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre5g
  • protein9g
  • salt1.2g
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  • 1 large carrot, peeled, cut into chunks and boiled until very tender



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  • 1 lemon, halved



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  • small bunch coriander (optional)
  • 2 pitta breads or 4 small ones, toasted and sliced


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

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

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

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

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