Roasted Summer Vegetable Bowl

This dish is full of flavour and extremely versatile. If your short of a variety of produce, play around and swap for anything else you've got surplus of.

Wonky Box vegetable recipe

INGREDIENTS

1 Capsicum

5 Asparagus

6 Carrots

1 Can Cooked Chickpeas 400g

1 Can Cooked Lentils 400g 

1/2 Leek

1 Teaspoon Smoked Paprika

1 Teaspoon Cumin

Olive oil

Salt

TAHINI DRESSING

3 tablespoons tahini paste

1 tablespoon of maple syrup

Juice of half a lemon or orange juice (if you got oranges in your box this week) 

Salt

Pepper

50mls warm water

INSTRUCTIONS

Place the chickpeas into a sieve drain and rinse with running water. Use a clean tea towel to dry the chickpeas. Set aside.


Drain and rinse the lentils and set-aside ensuring to remove as much water as possible.


Slice the capsicum into strips. Scrub the carrots clean, remove the tips and tops & slice lengthwise down the middle.


Place the chickpea carrots and capsicum into a bowl and season with cumin, paprika, olive oil salt and pepper. Transfer from the bowl on to a non-stick tray and place into the oven at 200 degrees for 25 minutes. At the halfway mark give the mixture a stir around to ensure even cooking.


Trim the asparagus & cut into bite site pieces. Wash the leeks thoroughly, discard the roots, discard the dark green leaves. Slice lengthwise. Place the leek & asparagus on a separate tray drizzle with olive oil salt & pepper. Bake in the oven at 200 degrees for 12 minutes.



TO MAKE THE DRESSING

Add the tahini paste, maple syrup, salt, pepper lemon juice or (orange juice) to a bowl. Wisk in 50ml warm water slowly until a smooth creamy  pourable dressing forms. Taste, add more maple syrup for sweetness or lemon juice if you desire.


To assemble add the lentils, chickpeas, capsicum, carrots, leeks, and asparagus to a bowl, add a generous hand full of freshly torn basil leaves. Pour in the tahini dressing mix well and serve.



MADE TOO MUCH?

Leave in a tupperware in the fridge for a delicious lunch for tomorrow. Eat within 3 days. 

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