Roasted Beetroot, Carrot, Lentil and Cumin Seed Salad

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    2

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Autumn and Winter Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

Autumn and Winter Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

By Guy Watson

Published 2015

  • About

Cooked lentils are useful for throwing together a quick salad. This one would also work with other root veg, such as parsnips or celeriac (for how to roast).

Ingredients

  • 2 medium beetroot (about 300–350 g), scrubbed well
  • 3 medium carrots (about 300–350

Method

Heat the oven to 190°C/Gas 5.

Wrap the beetroot in foil and roast it in the hot oven – this may take an hour or more, depending on their size. When you can easily insert and remove a knife, they are cooked.

About half an hour be