Gluten Free Sweet and Spicy Carrot Hummus Recipe

Gluten Free Sweet and Spicy Carrot Hummus Recipe

I love hummus but sometimes I feel like switching things up a bit. So instead of my go-to garbanzo bean hummus with tahini, I made a gluten free sweet and spicy carrot hummus recipe.

This hummus is not only addictively delicious, it’s pretty too! That gorgeous orange color accented with a little green mint – so bright! To add texture, I saved some garbanzo beans to put on top of the hummus with some chipotle oil and, because I had some in my fridge, added a diced pickled carrot.

Instead of using the typical tahini in this hummus, I used some creamy Sunbutter – the smokiness of the Sunbutter complements the carrots and chipotle beautifully.

Served with gluten free crackers or crudites, this is a lovely starter for any spring or summer party … or just a great snack for Netflix night!

Gluten Free Sweet & Spicy Carrot Hummus recipe

No ratings yet
Gluten Free Sweet and Spicy Carrot Hummus Recipe
Print Recipe

Gluten Free Sweet and Spicy Carrot Hummus Recipe

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 311kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • ½ pound carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans drained and liquid reserved
  • ¼ cup creamy or no-stir Sunbutter
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼-½ teaspoon chipotle chili powder or you can use a little of the sauce from some chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves minced


  • Put the carrots in a small pot with cold water. Bring to a boil and let boil until the carrots are tender, about 10 minutes. Reserve a few of the garbanzo beans for garnish, if desired.
  • Place the carrots in a food processor along with the garbanzo beans, Sunbutter, 4 tablespoons olive oil, honey, lemon juice, cumin, salt, pepper, and chipotle chili powder. Process until smooth, adding some of the reserved garbanzo bean liquid until the proper texture is achieved (I used 4 tablespoons). Place in a serving bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until ready to serve (can be served right away).
  • In a small bowl, combine 1 tablespoon olive oil, the reserved garbanzo beans, the chipotle pepper, and mint. Garnish the hummus with the mixture and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Sweet and Spicy Carrot Hummus Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 311 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 269mg11%
Potassium 340mg10%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 6435IU129%
Vitamin C 4.6mg6%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owner’s. This blog accepts free manufacturers’ samples and forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. Affiliate links may be included in this post.

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
Have you tried this recipe? Give it a star rating and let us know your thoughts in the Ratings & Reviews section below.
Tags: Carrots Chipotle Crackers Dip Garbanzo Beans Gluten-Free Gluten-Free Recipes Hummus Spicy SunButter Sunflower Seed Butter
  1. Pingback: Gluten Free Sweet and Spicy Carrot Hummus Recipe | Healthy Foods

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating

eBook - Summer - (Beat the Heat)_Page_01

Enter your Email below to recieve a free Ebook!

This will add you to our recipe of the week list as well!