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Grilled Carrots with Roasted Pistachios and Spiced Yogurt

Who doesn’t love the nutty flavor of roasted pistachios? Add them to grilled carrots and spiced Greek yogurt for a quick and delicious side dish.

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Cooking for 4 people


  • 1 pound small carrots, peeled and cleaned
  • 0.25 cup pistachios, roasted and chopped
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Yogurt Sauce

  • 1 cup whole fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground all spice
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • thinly sliced whites of green onion

1 Food Prep

First, in a small mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients for the yogurt sauce. Next,

season your carrots with a splash of vegetable oil, salt, pepper and cumin.

2 Grill Prep

Fuel: We recommend Kingsford® Original Charcoal Briquets

Method: Direct-Heat Grilling

Temp: 350°F (Medium Heat)

3 The Cook

  • When you’re at temp, put cooking oil on a folded paper towel. Grab the oiled paper towel with long-handled tongs and oil the grate thoroughly.

  • Grill the carrots for 8 to 10 minutes, gathering color and cooking until tender but not mushy.

  • On your serving plate, dollop a large portion of the yogurt sauce onto the plate and spread it out.
  • Add the carrots on top of the yogurt sauce.
  • Garnish the carrots with chopped pistachios and sliced green onions and serve.

Recipe created by Jean-Paul Bourgeois on behalf of Kingsford® Charcoal and Masterbuilt.

For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.

1 Reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Vegetables and dip always is a hit With carrots being such a good source of vitamin this nut is also the number 1 best nut for you with such great nutrients in it of all nuts and yogurt with it. I think this is the best recipe for taste and nutrition of all recipes
Date published: 2023-09-01
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