Seacat Spicy Cool Carrots

Photography By Debby Wolvos | February 13, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, washed, green tops trimmed to 1 inch
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ cup harissa
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • Juice of 1 lemon, divided
  • 1 large bunch fresh Popeye spinach
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pepitas
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sunflower seeds
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°F.

On a large sheet pan (optionally covered with parchment paper), toss the carrots with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, honey and harissa. Lightly season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Place pan in oven and roast until carrots are just fork tender. Remove from the oven. Set aside.

In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, tahini and half of the lemon juice. Taste for seasoning and adjust as needed. Set aside.

Place the spinach in a medium bowl. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and half of the lemon juice, seasoning with salt and pepper. Gently toss the spinach to lightly dress with the olive oil and juice. Transfer spinach to a platter.

Lay the carrots across the top of the spinach. Spoon the yogurt mixture over the carrots. Sprinkle with the toasted seeds. Serve hot, warm or at room temperature.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, washed, green tops trimmed to 1 inch
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ cup harissa
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • Juice of 1 lemon, divided
  • 1 large bunch fresh Popeye spinach
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pepitas
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sunflower seeds
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
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