Roasted purple carrots with pesto and hemp seeds

Vegetarian , Vegan

Ingredients

  • 1kg purple carrots (Ettrick Gardens)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons pesto

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place carrots in the sink and cover with cold water. Scrub with a vegetable brush.
  3. Place the cleaned carrots in the baking dish and season generously with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 1 hour 10mins.
  5. Allow to cool slightly.
  6. Toss with the pesto, plate, top with hemp seeds and serve immediately.

 

 

Vegan Pesto

·         ½ cup of nuts (I like walnuts or almonds)   

  • 1 ½ cups fresh herbs (parsley, basil, or coriander)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • ½ clove of fresh garlic
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast (optional)

     

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place carrots in the sink and cover with cold water. Scrub with a vegetable brush.
  3. Place the cleaned carrots in the baking dish and season generously with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 1 hour 10mins.
  5. Allow to cool slightly.
  6. Toss with the pesto, plate, top with hemp seeds and serve immediately.

Vegan Pesto

Add all ingredients all to the food processor and blitz to the desired consistency.

I like to use the pulse function for a rougher chop.Place in a jar in the fridge.

 

Vendors


Signup for our newsletter!