Burdock Root

Burdock Root

Burdock Root and Carrots Recipe

A new variation of this little known root vegetable- a nutritious and colorful side dish!

Burdock Root and Carrots

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves 2

Scrub thoroughly in water or peel, then cut into half rounds:
    1 15" burdock root* - approx. 1/2 cup

Place in a skillet and sauté for 2 minutes:
   1-2 tablespoons of sesame oil
   2 tablespoon of black or white sesame seeds

Add burdock and sauté for 3 minutes.
Then add:
   1 medium carrot, cut on the diagonal
for sauté for 3 minutes.

   1/2 cup of water
cover and simmer for approx. 10 minutes or until water is absorbed. Drizzle tamari or Braggs Aminos over vegetables. Cover and Let sit to absorb flavors for 5-10 minutes. Taste and add more tamari or braggs if needed.

*You can find Burdock Root at most Asian grocery stores and some health fod markets.

Serve with tofu/tempeh/seitan or other Asian vegetable dishes!

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