Roast carrots with sesame seeds, feta and yogurt

Roast carrots with sesame seeds, feta and yogurt
  • Serves icon Serves 6
  • Time icon Hands-on time 10 min. Oven time 30-35 min.

For an easy side dish recipe with big impact, try roast carrots with sesame, feta and yogurt. This colourful dish can be made up to 2 days ahead.

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Nutrition: per serving

Calories
146kcals
Fat
9.8g (2.9g saturated)
Protein
4.7g
Carbohydrates
8.1g (6.1g sugars)
Fibre
3.3g
Salt
0.7g
Calories
146kcals
Fat
9.8g (2.9g saturated)
Protein
4.7g
Carbohydrates
8.1g (6.1g sugars)
Fibre
3.3g
Salt
0.7g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp white sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 1/2 tsp sumac
  • 400-500g young rainbow carrots
  • Extra-virgin olive oil to drizzle
  • 100g thick greek strained yogurt
  • 50g feta, crumbled
  • Handful flatleaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • Pomegranate molasses to drizzle

Method

  1. Put all the seeds in a pestle and mortar, lightly crush, then stir in the salt, sumac and some black pepper.
  2. Heat the oven to 180°C fan/gas 6. In a roasting tin, toss the carrots with a little oil, followed by the spice mix, then roast for 30-35 minutes or until tender. 3 Spoon the yogurt onto a platter, then top with the carrots and the crispy spices from the tin. Add the feta and parsley, then drizzle with olive oil and pomegranate molasses.

delicious. tips

  1. Don’t waste it: Use up odds and ends of spices to vary the flavour. Swap the carrots for other root veg or cauliflower.

  2. Roast the carrots up to 1-2 days ahead and chill until needed. Reheat in the oven to serve.

Recipe By

Jen Bedloe

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