Moroccan Carrots with Lemony Yogurt

Ingredients

Carrots

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 6 large carrots, peeled and sliced on a bias, ⅓-inch thick
  • 1 teaspoon ground chili
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, microplaned

Sesame Dukkah

  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • ⅓ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 ½ tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • Pinch Maldon salt (optional)

Lemony Yogurt

  • 1 cup sheep’s yogurt
  • 5 ounces sheep’s feta
  • 1/2 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 garlic clove, microplaned

Optional Garnish

  • 1-2 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 sprigs of fresh dill

Method

Step 1 Moroccan Carrots with Lemony Yogurt Healthy Recipe

Step 1

To prepare the carrots, fill a pot with enough water to cover the carrots. Add the teaspoon of sea salt and bring to a boil. Add the carrots. Cook for 6 minutes then allow the carrots to drain until dry.

Step 2 Moroccan Carrots with Lemony Yogurt Healthy Recipe

Step 2

To prepare the sauce, combine the ground chili, paprika, cumin, champagne vinegar, olive oil, and garlic in a bowl. Stir, then add the carrots to the mixture and toss gently to coat.

Step 3 Moroccan Carrots with Lemony Yogurt Healthy Recipe

Step 3

To make the sesame dukkah, add the avocado oil to a pan along with the pumpkin and coriander seeds over medium-high heat. Toast for 2 minutes while shaking constantly. Once lightly golden, add the sesame seeds and a pinch of Maldon salt (if using) and toast for another 2 minutes until the sesame seeds are light golden brown. Transfer the sesame dukkah onto a paper towel and set aside to cool.

Step 4 Moroccan Carrots with Lemony Yogurt Healthy Recipe

Step 4

To make the yogurt, add the yogurt, feta, and lemon zest into a blender. Combine the lemon juice and garlic in a small bowl and allow to marinate for 1 minute. Then transfer the garlic and lemon juice into the blender and blend until smooth.

Step 5 Moroccan Carrots with Lemony Yogurt Healthy Recipe

Step 5

To assemble the dish, spread the yogurt out in a bowl or plate and top with the carrots. Sprinkle with the sesame dukkah and garnish with radishes and dill if desired.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories: 426, Total Fat: 34g, Saturated Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 46mg, Sodium: 591mg, Carbohydrates: 20g, Fiber: 6g, Sugars: 8g, Protein: 15g, Net Carbs: 13g

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