Moroccan Carrot Salad

About recipe

Brighten up your dinner table with this flavorful and vibrant side dish! With carrots as the star ingredient, this salad is full of color and crunch. Carrots also provide Vitamin A, essential for eye health, and Vitamin C, for immune health. Play with the spices to add more of a kick if you prefer spicier foods.

Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 1 lb carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup slivered or chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley, chopped


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Add chopped carrots and cook until just tender, about 5-10 minutes.
  3. Drain carrots and rinse immediately under cold water.
  4. Combine minced garlic, salt, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, cinnamon, and cayenne.
  5. Add the above dressing to carrots and mix well.
  6. Toss in raisins, slivered almonds, and parsley.
  7. Serve salad at room temperature or chilled.

Nutritional information

This information is per serving.

  • Calories180
  • Total fat12 g
  • Saturated fat1.5 g
  • Protein2 g
  • Sodium150 mg
  • Postassium407 g
  • Fiber3 g
  • Total Carbohydrate20 g
  • Sugars12 g
  • Calcium53 g
  • Iron1 g
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