Spicy Carrot Hummus Vegetarian Sandwich

Spicy Carrot Hummus Vegetarian Sandwich
Spicy Carrot Hummus Vegetarian Sandwich Grilled Cheese Social
Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 50 mins
Serving: 1 serving

Homemade spicy carrot hummus is one of my new favorite ways to spice up this classic chickpea spread. Smear it onto a toasted seeded multigrain bun and add all of your favorite crispy vegetables for an awesome take on a vegetarian sandwich. 


  • For the Spicy carrot hummus:
  • 1 pound carrots (chopped into 1-inch chunks)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (divided)
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas (rinsed and drained if from a can)
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water (plus more to thin if necessary)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon sriracha
  • For the Sandwich:
  • 1 multgrain bun (toasted)
  • 2 tablespoons spicy carrot hummus
  • a few slices of fresh cucumber
  • a few slices of fresh tomato
  • 2 tablespoons fresh sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon quick pickled red onions
  • A few banana pepper rings

Steps to Make It

For the Spicy Carrot Hummus

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Begin by tossing the carrots and garlic with half the olive oil and sea salt and roasting them in a 425 F oven until tender - about 20 minutes - tossing carrots intermittently through cooking process. Once cooked through, set aside and let cool.

  3. Add cooked and cooled carrots, garlic cloves, tahini, 2 tbsp lemon juice, water, and spices to a food processor and pulse until smooth - if the hummus is too thick continue adding olive oil and/or water until smooth and flavorful.

  4. Stir in as much Sriracha as you can handle and season with salt and pepper. Use immediately or refrigerate. 

For the Sandwich

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Toast your multigrain seeded bun and add a smear of the spicy carrot hummus to each side. Pile on tomato, sprouts, banana peppers, quick pickled red onions, and cucumbers. Take the other half of the toasted multigrain seeded bun and place it on top. Serve immediately. 

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