If you make these and choose not to use hummus, make sure you use some kind of dip that is quite thick. It needs to be able to hold carrot sticks firmly in place. Next time, I plan on using Greek yogurt mixed with dry Ranch dressing mix, to make a Ranch dip. I might even try straining the Greek yogurt to make it thicker, OR one could mix it with some Neufchatel cheese. (Neufchatel is the cream cheese that boldly says "1/3 less fat than cream cheese!" on the package, FYI).
Spring Carrot Patches
adapted from Taste & Tell
small pots or pails
1. Spoon hummus into small plastic cups that will fit inside the pots.
2. Shortly before serving, poke a hole in the carrots using a toothpick or clean kitchen scissors and insert a small piece of parsley. You’ll want 3 to 4 carrots per pot. “Plant” the carrots in the pot by putting the carrots in the hummus.
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