Carrot and white beans summer dip - using the slow cooker

Carrot and white beans summer dip

Carrot and white beans summer dip on the slow cooker. Yes, it is possible to use the slow cooker in summer to roast the vegetables and make amazing dips.

Use white beans or chickpeas as both make an amazing fresh summer dip.

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Carrot and white beans summer dip - slow cooker

Carrot and white beans summer dip

Recipe by Enara ParraCourse: Appetizers and Snack, Slow Cooker, VeganCuisine: AppetizerDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

3

hours 

Ingredients

  • 3 carrots

  • 1 red bell pepper

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 200 g can white beans rinsed

  • 1 teaspoon tahini

  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder

  • ½ teaspoon oregano

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder

  • Toppings:
  • Kalamata pitted olives

  • Fresh herbs: mint, coriander, thyme…

  • Chilli powder

Directions

  • Place the carrots, the red bell pepper and the garlic cloves on the slow cooker. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Cover and cook on HIGH for 3 hours.
  • Oven version: Roast the carrots, bell pepper and garlic cloves in the oven at 190°C for 30-40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven or slow cooker and let cool slightly.
  • In a food processor combine the roasted vegetables, white beans, tahini, cumin powder, oregano, olive oil, salt, pepper and chilli powder. Process for 1 minute or until smooth.
  • Transfer to a resealable container and refrigerate for a couple of hours before serving.
  • Place the dip in a bowl. Top with kalamata olives and some fresh herbs (thyme, mint..). Sprinkle some chilli powder.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and serve with some naan or pita bread.

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