Spicy Carrot Sandwiches


British chef Nick Sandler created this sandwich for Paul, Stella and Mary McCartney’s The Meat Free Monday Cookbook.More Great Recipes for Carrots

Spicy Carrot Sandwiches
Photo: © Antonis Achilleos
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 2 large carrots, coarsely grated

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds

  • Salt

  • Crushed red pepper

  • 4 slices of sourdough bread or two 8-inch whole wheat baguettes, split lengthwise and grilled

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons hummus

  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt

  • Cilantro

  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the carrots, garlic and caraway, season with salt and crushed red pepper and cook until the carrots are just wilted, about 4 minutes. Let cool.

  2. Spread the hummus on the bread. Sprinkle with the carrot mixture and dollop on the yogurt. Top with cilantro, season with black pepper and serve.

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