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Moroccan Carrot Salad by UNC Rex Healthcare

 

What you'll need:

Dressing:

¼ cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil    

1 tsp of Lemon Zest

2 tbsp of Fresh Lemon Juice

2 tbsp of White Vinegar

¼ cup of Fresh Orange Juice

3 tbsp of Honey

¾ tsp of Coarse Kosher Salt

1 tsp of Cumin

½ tsp of Ground Ginger

1 tsp of Cinnamon

¼ tsp of Allspice

¼ tsp of Cayenne Pepper

 

Salad:

1 pound of Carrots, shredded

1/3 cup of Raisins

½ cup of Almonds, slivered

¼ cup of Mint, fresh

¼ cup of Cilantro, fresh

2 cups of Garbanzo Beans

2 tbsp of Shallots, fresh minced

1 peeled clove of Garlic

 

Recipe:

For the dressing: Whisk all the ingredients together. Notice the olfactory sensations that derive from the interplay of ginger and lemon, vinegar and cinnamon, and cumin and orange. Enjoy being in the present moment with these aromas.

For the salad: Toast the almonds. Chop the herbs. Rinse the garbanzos. Mince the shallot and garlic. Mix the salad ingredients together. Dream of your best life and realize it’s the one you’re living.

Mix the salad and dressing together in a large bowl.

Let your Moroccan Carrot Salad sit for about 30 minutes prior to serving.