roasted colorful carrots
Easy, healthy, colorful and delicious! Serve this dish by itself or over a salad of mixed greens. You can add your favorite protein as well. Enjoy!
8 carrots (yellow, orange and red) peeled and sliced
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or lemon olive oil
sprinkle of cumin, to taste
sprinkle of coriander, to taste
1 firm-ripe avocado (medium) peeled, pitted and diced
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (or substitute red-wine vinegar)
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
sea salt and pepper, to taste
sunflower seeds, toasted
Heat oven to 400º.
- Toss the carrots with olive oil, cumin, coriander, salt and pepper and place on a baking sheet. Roast for 35-40 minutes or until carrots are soft and golden brown.
- Remove from oven and place carrots in a bowl. Add avocado, garlic, lemon juice, and cilantro and toss gently. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle sunflower seeds on top.