Roast beetroot and carrots with ras el hanout, mint and labneh

Roast beetroot and carrots with ras el hanout, mint and labneh

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2

Beetroot and carrots may skirt a little higher in the GI stakes than some vegetables, but this sweet and jewelled combination of them with the freshness of mint and labneh, is just too good to miss – particularly when coupled with a ras el hanout spice blend (which translates as ‘top of the shop’ and may include up to 30 aromatics). The smell of it all transports me straight back to the souks of Marrakech. I like to treat this dish as an adornment to a meal, perhaps serving it with a sustaining base of the yellow split peas (to the right) and some chicken or lamb kebabs from the barbecue.

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient
4 medium carrots, peeled
1 tablespoon orange marmalade
4 tablespoons olive oil
8 small cooked baby beetroot, drained
2 teaspoons sea salt flakes
2 tablespoons ras el hanout
20g flaked almonds, toasted
2 tablespoons labneh or goats’ feta, crumbled
20 fresh mint leaves, torn

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200˚C.
  2. Cut 3½ of the carrots into batons. Set the remaining half-carrot aside.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the marmalade and olive oil. Warm it gently and whisk it to emulsify.
  4. Combine the carrot batons and beetroot in a roasting dish with the marmalade mixture and sprinkle with the salt and ras el hanout. Roast in the preheated oven for 50 minutes or until the vegetables have taken on a burnished hue and are cooked through.
  5. Shave the remaining half-carrot into ribbons using a vegetable peeler.
  6. Serve the roasted vegetables with the almonds, labneh, carrot ribbons and mint leaves scattered over the top.
Tags:
healthy
low carb
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