Recipe: Alver Golden Chlorella Protein Hummus

Posted on 08/07/2019 by Alver Golden Chlorella
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Alver Golden Chlorella Protein Hummus

Who says summer, says light meals, veggie BBQs, and homemade dips. This recipe for a healthy protein enriched hummus that is packed with beta-carotene and Golden Chlorella has been elaborated in collaboration with Christine Bailey, an award-winning Nutritional Therapist, Chef, Author and Broadcaster with over 18 years of experience.

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The seasoning here is just a guideline. The best is, of course,  to taste and adapt the flavors to your preference. This dip is perfect to serve with vegetables and crackers to guests as an aperitif or amuse bouche.

It is also handy to keep some of it in a jar so you can easily add it to salads, or use it as a spread on a slice of whole wheat bread for a nourishing snack!

This recipe serves 6 people. The preparation time is 15 minutes, the actual cooking time 25 minutes.

Ingredients for Healthy Protein Hummus:

300g carrots, cut into 2cm chunks
1 x 400g can chickpeas, drained
1 tsp ground cumin
Pinch of smoked paprika
1 garlic clove crushed
2tbsp Golden Chlorella
1tsp harissa paste
zest and juice of half a lemon
2 tbsp tahini paste
Olive oil, salt & pepper

Directions

Preheat the oven to 200 °C, gas mark 6. Toss the carrots with the olive oil and season with sea salt and pepper. Bake the carrots for 20-25 minutes until lightly golden and soft. Remove from the oven and let them cool.

Place the carrots and the remaining ingredients in a food processor. Blend to form a smooth puree. Season to taste.

Spoon into a bowl and top with parsley and a drizzle of olive oil. Serve with crackers and vegetable sticks.

Nutritional information

Per serving: 149kcal, fat 6.8g, saturates 1g, carbohydrates 11.9g, sugars 4.9g, fiber 4.9g, protein 7.7g, salt 0.5g

 

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