Carrots With Quinoa, Mojo Verde & A Hazelnut Sauce
Carrots With Quinoa, Mojo Verde & A Hazelnut Sauce

Carrots With Quinoa, Mojo Verde & A Hazelnut Sauce

A true celebration of vegetables – and real evidence that they needn't be boring – this recipe is the perfect side dish for January kitchen suppers. Plus, if you sign up to the Detox Kitchen programmes, you'll see it's also on the menu.
Total Time
25 Minutes
200g of quinoa
50g of chopped almonds
For the carrots
1kg of carrots
10ml of olive oil
Maldon salt
Cracked black pepper
For the mojo verde
15g of cumin seed
5g of cayenne
4 cloves of garlic, crushed
3 bunches of coriander, leaves
1 bunch of chives, chopped
5g of Maldon salt
50g of sherry vinegar
150g of extra virgin olive oil
For the hazelnut sauce
1 shallot sliced
1 chilli seeded & sliced
10g of ginger minced
2 cloves of garlic, minced
15ml of extra virgin olive oil
50ml of gluten-free soy sauce
150ml of coconut milk
20g of honey or maple syrup
150g of hazelnut butter
10g of mild curry powder
Step 1

Preheat the oven to 220°C.

Step 2

Place the carrots on a baking tray and toss in the oil, salt and pepper. Roast in the oven until they are tender but still retain their bite.

Step 3

Cook the quinoa according to the instructions on the packet, you can tell it's done when the seed separates from germ. Drain and set aside.

Step 4

Make the mojo verde by blending the cumin, cayenne, garlic, coriander, chives, vinegar to a thick paste. Dribble in the oil.

Step 5

Make the hazelnut sauce. Sweat the shallot, chilli, ginger, garlic in oil until softened. Add the soy and reduce by half. Remove from heat, add coconut milk, curry powder and honey. Transfer to a blender with nut butter. Pulse until smooth, then pass
through a chinois.

Step 6

Serve by mixing the roasted carrots with the quinoa. Plate up and then add a generous drizzle of the mojo verde and hazelnuts sauce. Finish with a sprinkling of chopped almonds.

Recipe courtesy of Detox Kitchen in collaboration with Jackson Boxer. This dish, along with two others created by Jackson Boxer, will be available across Fridge Fills, 3-Day Reset and Meal Plans from the 4th January 2023 Price range: £49 for 6 Fridge Fills, starting from £105 for a 3-Day Reset, and £185 + for meal plans. Visit for more information

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