Harissa Roasted Carrots with White Beans

I believe whole-roasted greens are lovely. Preserving the stems/greens on are an ideal option to spotlight the notion that root to tip are edible. Carrots are one my favourite greens to do that with however I’ve discovered through the years that I a lot want to quarter the carrots. Serving somebody an entire carrot to chop appears a bit extra overwhelming than if the carrots are in thinner, asparagus-size strips.

These harissa roasted carrots are a strong lunch for me. Nonetheless, I’ve additionally served them with a poached egg and toast for a ravishing breakfast. Additionally, you can also make additional of the the beans. They’re nice tossed with a easy salad or grains.



A vibrant spring bean salad that includes harissa roasted carrots tossed with white beans, pepitas, and a handful of herbs.



½ pound small carrots (with a part of greens nonetheless intact)

2 teaspoons harissa powder mix (see observe)

2 teaspoons olive oil


1 tablespoons olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

1 cup cooked Nice Northern Beans, drained and rinsed if utilizing canned

½ cup chopped contemporary cilantro and flat-leaf parsley

1 tablespoons lemon juice

three tablespoons toasted pepitas


  1. Preheat oven the oven to 400˚F. Rinse carrots nicely and trim greens in order that about ½” of the stems are left. Quarter the carrots lengthwise, by the inexperienced stem. Place on a sheet tray together with the harissa powder and olive oil. Roast till browning and tender; 25 minutes or so.
  2. When the carrots are virtually completed, a small pan over medium-low warmth and add olive oil. Add garlic and prepare dinner till golden; 2 minutes. Take away from warmth and stir within the beans, herbs, and lemon juice.
  3. Take away the carrots from the oven and scrap beans on high of carrots. Add the pepitas and toss nicely to mix.


Suggestions and Tips: Many spice firms make a harissa mix. Nonetheless, in the event you can’t discover the mix, use a premade or selfmade harissa paste (I usually regulate based mostly on how spicy the paste is- add about 2 tablespoons for extra delicate paste).

If the carrot greens look good- chop them up and add to the bean combine together with the cilantro and parsley.

Dissipate leftover elements: Carrots, Pepitas

Harissa Roasted Carrots


Beans: I like the small white beans for this dish however you possibly can simply use chickpeas are even black lentils.

Spice Combination: Harissa usually has a strong kick to it and although I solely use a small quantity, it’s there. If you wish to make this with out the warmth, use 1 teaspoon smoked paprika with about half of teaspoon of cumin and coriander.

Seeds: Strive utilizing toasted sunflower seeds instead of the pepitas. Slivered almonds would additionally work nicely.

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