Carrot Turmeric Hummus Recipe
A healthy alternative to traditional hummus is this carrot turmeric hummus recipe.
Many high quality studies show that turmeric has major benefits for your body and brain. Recently, science has started to back up what the Indians have known for a long time.
The compounds in turmeric are called curcuminoids, the most important of which is curcumin. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.
If you want to experience the full effects of turmeric, then you need to take an extract that contains significant amounts of curcumin. It helps to consume black pepper with it, which contains piperine a natural substance that enhances the absorption of curcumin by 2000%. Review the 10 healthy benefits and uses of this wonder herb and feel the beneficial effect in your joints.
There is no better way to get your turmeric and curcumin then in this delicious hummus. Serve with whole wheat pita bread for a healthy meal.
1 lb. carrots, peeled and halved crosswise
1/2 cup tahini
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
2 garlic cloves
3 ice cubes
1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon pomegranate seeds
In a blender transfer drained carrots, tahini, lemon juice, turmeric, garlic, pepper and ice cubes. Season with salt and puree until smooth.
Spoon into a bowl and garnish with a drizzle of olive oil, walnuts, and pomegranates.