I’ve been really into super simple, healthy, vegetarian meals lately. This one has so much flavor and 6 main ingredients, plus a few pantry staple spices! I’ve been covering my life in tahini sauce lately, in the form of salads + falafel + pretty much every excuse I can think of to add it to. So freaking good. You’ll love how absolutely simple and fresh this meal is, and it’s perfect for weeknights!
Plus, we all need some easy weeknight dinner inspo..amirite?
Farro with Cumin Chili Roasted Carrots + Dill Garlic Tahini Sauce
- 1 1/2 c. farro
- 1 bunch skinny carrots
- 1 T. olive oil
- 1 tsp. cumin
- 1/2 tsp. chili powder
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1/3 c. tahini
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- juice of 1 lemon
- 2 T. chopped fresh dill
- hot water to thin
- Preheat the oven to 400℉. Cook the farro according to package directions. (I buy the quick 10 minute farro from Trader Joe's, or the pearled variety that is quicker cooking).
- If your carrots are thin enough, you may not even need to peel them. I only peeled the thicker ends of some of mine. Add them to a baking sheet and add olive oil, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat. Roast for 20-25 minutes until tender and caramelized. You may need to take some of the skinnier carrots out before the 20 minute mark if they are starting to get too brown.
- While the carrots are roasting, make the dill tahini sauce. In a medium bowl, whisk together tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and dill. Slowly add hot water by the tablespoon until the sauce becomes pourable. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Serve carrots over a bed of the farro, and drizzle with garlic dill tahini sauce. Sauce will keep in the fridge for several days.
Inspired by cookie and kate.