Roasted Carrots with Cilantro Yogurt & Peanuts
Looking for something new to try with the carrots from our farm? This recipe is easy and delicious for carrots of any color.
Time: 35 minutes, Yield: 4-6 servings
FOR THE CARROTS:
1 ½ pounds medium carrots, peeled and halved lengthwise (quartered lengthwise if large)
2 tablespoons olive oil
Kosher salt and black pepper
1 teaspoon ground coriander
FOR THE YOGURT:
1 cup full-fat Greek yogurt
½ cup finely chopped cilantro
¼ teaspoon ground coriander
1 tablespoon lime juice, (about 1/2 lime), plus more for serving (optional)
Pinch of Aleppo pepper or red-pepper flakes (optional)
¼ cup roughly chopped roasted, salted peanuts
3 tablespoons scallions, thinly sliced, green parts only
Flaky salt, for serving
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Make the carrots: In a large bowl, toss the carrots with the olive oil. Season well with salt and pepper, add the dried coriander, and toss the mixture to evenly coat. Place the carrots cut-side down on a rimmed baking sheet and roast, flipping about halfway through, until the carrots are golden brown and tender, about 25 to 30 minutes. Allow to cool slightly.
While the carrots roast, make the cilantro yogurt: In a medium bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, cilantro, ground coriander, lime juice and Aleppo pepper or red-pepper flakes, if using. Stir well to combine and salt to taste.
Spread the cilantro yogurt on the bottom of a plate or platter and arrange roasted carrots on top. Scatter peanuts and scallions on top, and finish with flaky salt and a squeeze of lime juice, if using.
Recipe from NYT Cooking.