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Roast Vegetables with a Tahini Sauce and Pesto

Roast Vegetables with a Tahini Sauce and Pesto


  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Quarter the carrots lengthwise.
  • Chop the celery root and finocchio into ½ cm slices.
  • Dice the potatoes and sweet potatoes into 2 cm cubes.
  • Transfer all of the vegetables to a bowl.
  • Add the olive oil, honey, salt and pepper.
  • Mix with a wooden spoon and transfer to a baking pan.
  • Roast for 30-40 minutes, until the vegetables soften.

For the tahini sauce

  • In a bowl, add the tahini, water, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Mix with a spoon until completely combined.
  • Place roasted vegetables on a serving platter, drizzle with the tahini sauce and pesto sauce.
  • Toss and serve with finely chopped parsley.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
19 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
34 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
21 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
11 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
12 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
16 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
26 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
8 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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