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Roasted Carrot & Parsnip Salad [vegan] The Flexitarian

Roasted Carrot & Parsnip Salad [vegan]

This delicious roasted carrot and parsnip salad is tossed in a rich and creamy tahini dressing. Best eaten warm or at room temperature, this dish is perfect for lunch or a light dinner.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, High Fibre Recipes, Nut-Free Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Salads
Cuisine English
Servings 4 people
Calories 276 kcal


  • baking tray
  • bowl


  • 400 g carrots
  • 400 g parsnips
  • olive oil
  • 400 g can butter beans


  • 2 Tbsp tahini
  • 100 g dairy-free yoghurt
  • 1 garlic clove grated
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 4-5 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 3-5 Tbsp water
  • 3-4 tsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • fresh coriander
  • handful of pumpkin seeds


  • Preheat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6.
  • Peel carrots and parsnips and cut into 5cm [2 inches] long thin sticks.
  • Spread carrots and parsnip on two separate baking tray. Drizzle with some olive oil. Cook for 30-35mins until cooked. Tossed from time to time so the vegetables do not burn.
  • In the meantime make the tahini dressing by mixing together tahini, yoghurt, garlic, ground cumin, ground coriander, lemon juice, water, maple syrup and salt. Adjust seasoning and thickness to suit your own taste.
  • Once the vegetables are cooked, remove any excess olive oil. Add drained butter beans to the vegetables. Toss the vegetables and beans in the tahini dressing with a generous amount of chopped coriander leaves and a handful of pumpkin seeds. Serve straight away.


Calories: 276kcalCarbohydrates: 50gProtein: 9gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 726mgPotassium: 1027mgFiber: 13gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 16740IUVitamin C: 30mgCalcium: 144mgIron: 3mg
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