Recipe Creamy Carrot Sunflower Spread

July 17, 2017

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Silver Hills Bakery

Mildly nutty raw sunflower seeds combine with vitamin A–rich carrots for a bright, fresh, creamy spread that looks and tastes like sunshine. Shake up your lunch routine with a delicious switch from hummus. Or swap in as a condiment—we guarantee you won’t miss the mayo with this creamy alternative.

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  • ½ cup raw sunflower seeds , soaked overnight, drained, and rinsed
  • 1 lemon , juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • ½ cup carrot , grated
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 Tbsp sunflower seed butter
  • to taste salt and pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in the bowl of a high-powered blender and process until smooth, adding water if necessary to achieve desired consistency. Adjust seasonings to taste. Serve with your favourite sprouted breads. Refrigerate leftovers up to three days.

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