Carrot Chickpea bowl

With Hummus and Polenta

1 daily serving for a 15kg dog (33 lb)

Ingredients

400g cooked Chickpeas
325g cooked Polenta
200g Carrots
15g Linseed oil
6g V-Complete – 2g per 5kg dog.
For garnish:
Some finely chopped parsley stalks
Sesame

 

Preparation

Making your own dog food is simple and takes no more time than preparing your own meals. This Carrot Chickpea Bowl with Hummus and Polenta is a good example of a balanced, easy dish. Carrots are in season from early summer and available fresh and locally throughout the summer. It is also worth a visit to farmers’ markets, where fruit and vegetables from nearby cultivation are often available. Carrots are also full of valuable nutrients, such as beta-carotene and dietary fibres like pectin, which has a positive effect on digestion. Chickpeas also provide valuable protein and are a great source of iron.

1. Rinse the chickpeas well.
2. Put 100g of the chickpeas in a blender with linseed oil and 40ml of water and puree to hummus.
3. Stir V-Complete into the hummus.
4. Chop the remaining chickpeas in a food processor.
5. Finely grate the carrots and mix them with the chopped chickpeas.
6. Arrange polenta, chickpea-carrot mixture and hummus in the bowl. Top with a little chopped parsley stems and optionally a little sesame seeds.
Enjoy serving this mouthwatering meal.

Photos by Jana Schwarz

Leni Lecker

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