Sesame Carrot Spread

Yields 5 -3/4 cups 
Prep time 30 minutes 

Ingredients 
4 cups raw carrots, diced 
1 cup raw onion, diced 
¾ cups sesame tahini 
1 Tbl mellow white miso 

1. Place carrots and ½ cup onions in a saucepan. Cover and cook over medium high heat with one cup of water, for 15 minutes or until carrots are very tender. 
2. Drain and reserve cooking liquid. Blend cooked carrots and onions with tahini, raw onion and miso, adding cooking liquid if necessary to achieve smooth, spread able consistency. 
3. Serve immediately or chill first. 

From: It’s Only Natural Restaurant by Chef Mark Shadle 

Per 1/3 cup serving (66g): 110 Calories, 7g fat, 1g sat fat, 9.7g carbohydrate, 3.8g protein, 2.7g fiber, 516mg sodium