🥕 Caramelized Carrots on a Bed of Tofu Cream


This delicious vegan dish combines the sweetness of roasted carrots with a luscious smoked tofu cream, creating a harmonious blend of flavors and textures. Quick and easy to prepare, this plant-based masterpiece is seasoned with a medley of spices and served with a garnish of fresh parsley, sesame seeds, and a drizzle of olive oil. Perfect for a wholesome meal or a stunning side dish.

Video Recipe:

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 2-3



🌱7 carrots

🌱1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

🌱1/2 tsp garlic powder

🌱1/2 tsp coriander

🌱1/2 tsp ginger powder

🌱1 Tbsp tamari (or soy sauce)

🌱1 Tbsp maple syrup

🌱1 Tbsp olive oil

For the Tofu Cream:

🌱300 g smoked tofu

🌱2 Tbsp tahini

🌱Juice from 1/2 lemon

🌱1 clove of garlic

🌱2 Tbsp plant-based yogurt

For Serving:

🌱Fresh parsley

🌱Sesame seeds

🌱Drizzle of olive oil

How to Prepare:

  1. Begin by peeling, washing, and cutting the carrots in half lengthwise.
  2. Place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and season with cayenne pepper, garlic powder, coriander, ginger powder, tamari, and maple syrup.
  4. Mix well and bake for 20 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius. Ensure to turn them over after 15 minutes in the oven for even roasting.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare the tofu cream: In a food processor, combine smoked tofu, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and plant-based yogurt. Blend until a creamy texture is achieved.
  6. For serving, spread a thick layer of tofu cream on a plate, place the caramelized carrots on top, and garnish with fresh parsley, sesame seeds, and a drizzle of olive oil.


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