Roasted Carrots with Spiced Tahini Drizzle

"If you're a foodie like me, you're seeing the roasted carrots EVERYWHERE. I had to see what all the hype was about! This recipe is one for the cookbooks! 😍 I never knew carrots could taste this good. Especially with my homemade amba tahini drizzled over the top. Guys. Trust me. Make this. NOW."
-- @onelifetoeat
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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 30mins

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For the Carrots


  • 1 bunch (8-10) carrots, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Amba Tahini


  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice
  • 1/4 cup water, plus more as needed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon sumac, optional


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 450ºF. Roll the carrots in olive oil, season with salt and pepper then roast for 25-30 minutes until softened and slightly charred.

  • Step 2

    Whisk the tahini ingredients together.

  • Step 3

    Once the carrots are cooked, allow to cool and top with tahini. Best served at room temperature.