A Raw Moroccan Carrot Salad (Bite This)

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This maybe a simple salad, but believe me it pacts a flavorful punch. The sweet carrots mixed with Moroccan spices and fresh herbs are a heavenly combination and a refreshing colorful addition to any of your winter meals. Warning, you may wanna eat the whole bowl all by yourself…

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For the Recipe

1 pound carrots, coarsely grated (about 4 cups)

3 to 4 TB fresh lemon juice

1/2 tsp ground cumin

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp sweet paprika

1 TB minced green chilies, or 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne

1 TB honey or agave

1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

1 tsp sea salt or more to taste

1 cup mint leaves, washed and chopped

Instructions
1. In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients.
2. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to allow the flavors to marry.
3. Taste. You might need to add a dash more sea salt and/or lemon juice before serving. You can serve salad chilled or at room temperature.

  • http://www.ACIMessentials.com Patricia

    yum!



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