spring salad & arugula hummus
Serves: salad serves 2, hummus makes about 1.5 cups
for the salad:
  • approx. 8 small carrots
  • olive oil
  • splash of balsamic vinegar
  • a few handfuls of baby spring greens
  • a few squeezes of lemon juice
  • ½ cup cooked chickpeas
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese (omit if vegan)
  • 1 beet, sliced thin
  • pinches of red pepper flakes
  • salt & pepper
  • dollop of arugula hummus, per plate
arugula hummus:
  • 1 cup chickpeas, cooked and drained
  • ¼ cup toasted pine nuts
  • 2 handfuls of arugula leaves
  • juice of one lemon
  • 3-4 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Roast the carrots: Using a vegetable peeler, peel 4 of the carrots into ribbons. Slice the other 4 in half, lengthwise, and chop into approx. 3-4 inch pieces. Place them separately on a baking sheet and toss with olive oil, a splash of balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. Remove the ribbons from the oven after 8-10 minutes until they're slightly crispy and browned on the edges. Continue to roast the others until golden brown on the outside, about 15 more minutes.
  3. Make the hummus:Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend. Taste and adjust seasonings to your liking.
  4. Make the salad: Toss the spring greens with a little olive oil, lemon juice, salt & pepper. Add the chickpeas, feta, sliced beets and roasted carrots to the salad. Top with a spoonful of hummus and serve.
Recipe by Love and Lemons at https://www.loveandlemons.com/farmers-market-salad-arugula-hummus/