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Roasted Spiced Carrots [Vegan]

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Who said carrots were boring?! These roasted spiced carrots will delight your palate in several ways! They're tender, bursting with spices, and topped with a deliciously creamy tahini sauce. Served on a bed of alfalfa sprouts and wild rice and topped with crunchy pumpkin seeds and pine nuts, this dish will wow your guests!

Roasted Spiced Carrots [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Vegan Whole Food Recipes

Serves

2-4

Cook Time

60

Ingredients

For the Spiced Carrots:

  • 1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, toasted and ground
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, toasted and ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil

For the Tahini Sauce:

  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • Juice from 1/2 of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • A couple of tablespoons of water (until the sauce is a pourable consistency)

For Assembly:

  • 1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 1 cup of wild rice, cooked
  • Alfalfa sprouts

Preparation

To Make the Spiced Carrots:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together paprika, cumin, fennel seeds, salt, oil. Toss carrots in spice/oil mixture.
  3. Lay carrots in one layer on the baking tray. Roast carrots for 20-25 minutes until the carrots are tender but still have a firm texture.

To Make the Tahini Sauce:

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a food processor.

To Serve:

  1. Lay down rice, top with carrots, pumpkin seeds, and pine nuts. Sprinkle with a couple of small handfuls of alfalfa sprouts and drizzle generously with tahini sauce.
  2. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Sami Berger is the author of My Second Breakfast, a mostly healthy, vegetarian food blog. Inspired by her travels and life in a new city, My Second Breakfast is a space to tell stories and experiment with new and most importantly, delicious, flavours.


 

 

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13 comments on “Roasted Spiced Carrots [Vegan]”

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Gordon Shupe
1 Years Ago

totally gross


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Ricky Nauss
1 Years Ago

They do my first look at them I thought they were lobster or crab legs


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Charles Van Horn
1 Years Ago

could down that plate right about now! Best way to cook root veggies, imo. ;)


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Denise Plant
1 Years Ago

Oh yum! They look delicious! :-)


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Kate Cleary
1 Years Ago

Holly Everett this is exactly what my carrots looked like


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Frances Laws
1 Years Ago

Ummmm looks good


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Amy Simpson
1 Years Ago

*palates. A palette is a board on which an artist mixes paint, or the colors thereon.


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Meg Grant
1 Years Ago

Roasted carrots is, in imo, the best way to cook carrots.


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Courtney Moya
1 Years Ago

Claudius Alexander


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Olivia Mitjavila
1 Years Ago

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