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.

Prep time:
10 minutes
Cook time:
20 minutes
Total time:
30 minutes
Course:
Main course / side dish / snack
Cuisine:
Vegan
Servings:
2 - 3
  • Ingredients
  • Main:

    • 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
  • Plating suggestions
    • 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.
  • Cooking instructions. Step by step
  • To prepare the potatoes:

    • Begin by peeling, washing, and cutting the carrots in half lengthwise.
    • Place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
    • Drizzle with olive oil and season with cayenne pepper, garlic powder, coriander, ginger powder, tamari, and maple syrup.
    • 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.

    To 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.

     

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