Tumeric Carrots with Quark

By Wunder Creamery
May 31, 2018

Author Notes: Quark’s versatility shines again in this simple and healthy dish. Perfect as an appetizer or an afternoon snack! Wunder Creamery

Serves: 2
Prep time: 25 min
Cook time: 45 min


  • 2 pounds carrots with tops, skin on, scrubbed, tops trimmed to 1 inch
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 cup plain Wünder quark
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint, for serving (optional)


  1. Whisk quark with lime juice and garlic. Cover and refrigerate while the carrots roast. Quark sauce can be made up to 2 days ahead.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 425°. On a baking sheet, toss carrots with 2 Tbsp. of olive oil and the cumin, turmeric, and coriander seeds. Roast for 15-20 minutes or until the carrots begin to brown. Remove from the oven, toss the carrots again, place back in the oven, and let roast for another 20 minutes
  3. Coat a large platter with quark sauce. Arrange the carrots over the sauce and use a spoon to drip some of the herbed oil mixture from the baking sheet over the carrots. Top with mint leaves and enjoy.

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