Let’s face it: hummus is ugly. Beige and mushy. But I love it. Especially with a little raw garlic thrown in for a kick.
Lately I have been making mine with both chick peas and black beans. Even uglier with black beans, I must say.
Then, I came across this fun hummus presentation by Debbie at Taste and Tell with her Carrot Patches Hummus. So creative. So fun. And, hides that mushy beige look.
So, I tweaked the taste a little and then tweaked the presentation by adding black beans to the top of the hummus – so you don’t see brownish black mush – you see black beans that look like pebbles. And the carrots? I used baby carrots with the tops still on, but I cut the leggy part off and stuck the greens in a hole I poked on the tops of the carrots.
Put this on your next buffet or party and for rave reviews- in both taste and presentation.
— posted by Donna