Coarsely grated carrot and oranges with a spicy-sweet dressing. This Moroccan Carrot Salad is a refreshing and delicious dish to accompany any meal.
Moroccan Carrot Salad [Vegan]
- 4~6 Medium Carrots, coarsely grated
- 2 Oranges
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon Agave Nectar
- 3/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
- 1/8 teaspoon Red Chili powder/ Cayenne Pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
- To taste Salt Pepper
- 3 tablespoons Cilantro, finely chopped
- 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Cut the peel and pith from the oranges. Hold the fruit over a bowl and using a paring knife slice between the membranes to release the segments. Place them in a fine mesh sieve to drain. Reserve the juice.
To make the dressing, whisk lemon juice, agave, cumin, cayenne, cinnamon and 1/2 tsp salt into the reserved orange juice.
Add the drained oranges and the dressing to the grated carrots. Toss gently to coat. Let the salad sit for about 5 minutes, until the liquid starts to pool in the bottom of the bowl.
Drain the salad in a fine mesh sieve and return to a bowl.
Stir in cilantro and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve and enjoy!!