Carrot & harissa dip

Serves: 6 | Preparation Time: 35 min


  • 1kg carrots, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 2/3 cup (165ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp harissa (see note)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Pinch ground ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbs red wine vinegar


Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a baking tray with foil. In a pan, cover carrots with water and simmer over medium heat for 10 minutes until just tender.
Transfer to the baking tray, drizzle with 2 tbs oil and roast for 20 minutes until browned.
Cool, then whiz in a processor with harissa, spices, garlic and vinegar. Slowly add remaining oil and whiz until smooth.
Season and serve.