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Cumin Roasted Carrots

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This is one of the loveliest and most delicious side dishes I've had. Simple is often best, and this is a great example. You can try this with other vegetables too, like parsnips or Brussels sprouts. . . anything roasted and well-seasoned will be wonderful.

For Cleanse and Refresh (with modification for Gut)
serves 2-4

prep time: 10 minutes

cooking time: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients

1 pound carrots (try to choose ones that are roughly the same size)

1 tablespoon melted coconut oil

1 tablespoon coconut palm nectar (omit for Gut Cleanse)

2 teaspoons freshly ground cumin (powder)

1 teaspoon freshly ground coriander seeds

¼ teaspoon chipotle powder

2 teaspoons sea salt

Garnish

mint leaves

juice and zest of 1/2 lime

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375°F

Slice carrots and grind spices.

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Toss the the carrots with the coconut oil, lime juice and zest, optional coconut nectar and spices.

Transfer to a baking dish and roast for about 30 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned.

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Sprinkle with the mint leaves, lime juice and zest, and serve.

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Recipe//Frank Giglio
Photography//Jenny Nelson

Topics: Clean Eats

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