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Spring in a Bowl: Roasted Carrot Pasta with Beets

April 23, 2010

Amy, from Simply Sugar and Gluten Free, recently asked me if I would like to take part in a series she is doing for “up and coming gluten-free bloggers”. Of course, I was honored to be a part of the series. Amy’s blog has been one of my favorites for some time now. She puts together many delicious recipes that have a healthy twist.

My submission was this beautiful roasted carrot pasta with beets, fresh thyme and goat cheese. It is divine and beautiful to entertain with. Head on over to Amy’s blog to read the entire post I wrote to accompany the pasta.

Roasted Carrot Pasta with Beets:

Serves 1-2


2 beets
3 large carrots, peeled with Titan Peeler into spaghetti strands
2 small shallots, minced
1 tablespoon of plain goat cheese, from goat cheese log
2-3 tablespoons of fresh thyme
1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Olive oil


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Wash and clean the outside of the beets. Place beets on a small sheet of foil, drizzle a small amount of olive oil and salt over the beet. Wrap in foil. Place on a sheet pan in oven for 1 hour.

Over a clean bowl, use peeler to make carrot noodles. Add fresh thyme, olive oil, salt, pepper and minced shallots to bowl.  Mix together.
Place carrot mixture on baking sheet and roast in oven for 10-15 minutes.

You will know beets are done when you can stick a fork through the foil easy. Let cool, and then peel back the outer layer of the beet. Slice them into 5 slices per beet.  Add roasted carrot mixture back into bowl.  Stir in roasted beets, goat cheese and balsamic vinegar.


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6 Comments leave one →
  1. April 23, 2010 2:47 pm

    wow! this looks so good! I can’t wait to try it!

    thanks for sharing!

  2. April 25, 2010 7:11 pm

    This looks great. Thanks for posting!

  3. April 27, 2010 2:47 pm

    This is so creative and looks so delish! I know it was for a guest post over at SS and GF, but I wanted to let you know here that I’ve linked to this recipe with my Favorite Top Ten Recipes of last week list!

    Can’t wait to try it! ~Aubree Cherie

    • atxglutenfree permalink*
      April 27, 2010 3:13 pm

      Thank you Aubree for including me in your Favorite Top Ten Recipe list. I’m honored! I hope you enjoy the carrot pasta as much as I have. It’s a keeper 🙂

  4. May 8, 2010 4:42 pm

    oh wow, that looks great!


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