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Moroccan Carrot Salad

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Moroccan Carrot Salad
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 5
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Add Moroccan flavor to your meal with this carrot and chickpeas salad—a perfect side dish.
Updated Apr 3, 2019

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Salad

  • 1 bag (10 oz) julienne (matchstick-cut) carrots (5 cups)
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 3 tablespoons salted roasted whole almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

Steps

  • 1
    In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients with whisk until blended; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, combine carrots, chick peas and raisins; toss to combine. Add dressing; mix thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight, stirring occasionally. Just before serving, sprinkle with almonds and cilantro.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You can shred carrots using the coarse side of a box grater, the shredding attachment on your food processor or a mandolin. You’ll need 7 to 8 medium carrots to get 5 cups.
  • tip 2
    Cooking Vegan? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is vegan. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition

310 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 10g Protein, 44g Total Carbohydrate, 12g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
230mg
9%
Potassium
770mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
10g
39%
Sugars
12g
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
410%
410%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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