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Roasted Vegetables Recipe with Ghee

Ghee-roasted spiced roots

Published: October 11, 2017 at 12:03 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

These roasted roots make for a great gluten free dinner party side. Ghee can be used in place of butter or oil in any recipe. It has a high smoke point, which means it can be used for roasting, frying or even deep-fat frying

  • Gluten free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal370
fat26g
saturates14.9g
carbs26.6g
sugars17.5g
fibre7.6g
protein3.6g
salt1.3g
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Try these ghee-roasted spiced roots, then check out our maple-roast parsnips, parsnip soupparsnip chips and more parsnip recipes.

Ingredients

  • 500g unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2cm piece ginger, finely grated
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • sea salt
  • 300g parsnips, halved or quartered lengthways
  • 200g carrots, small/medium halved lengthways
  • 250g turnips or jerusalem artichokes, halved or quartered
  • 2 shallots, halved lengthways
  • a small bunch coriander, leaves roughly chopped
  • natural yogurt, to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the butter in a heavy-bottomed pan on a low heat. Heat for 10-15 minutes until the solids on the bottom of the pan start to become a deeper golden brown and the liquid becomes clearer and golden.

  • STEP 2

    Remove from the heat and allow to cool a little. Pour through a fine metal sieve into a bowl, leaving the solids behind in the pan, then pour into a jar or airtight storage container.

  • STEP 3

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Mix 100ml of ghee, the cumin, coriander, turmeric, ginger, honey and 1 tsp of salt.

  • STEP 4

    Put the vegetables in a large roasting tray, pour over the spiced ghee and mix well. Cover tightly with foil and roast for 20 minutes.

  • STEP 5

    Remove the foil and roast for another 25 minutes or until the veg are cooked and slightly caramelised.

  • STEP 6

    Finish with chopped coriander and a blob of yogurt, if you like.

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

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