Moroccan-Style Carrots

This striking Moroccan carrot salad recipe is real crowd-pleaser, it sets a new world record for laughable cheapness, and you can make it in just 10 minutes! Once you've tried this flavorful and memorable dish, you'll never go back to plain old boring cooked carrots.

By my math, this healthy and hilariously easy recipe can be made for as little as 25-30c per serving, proving--for the zillionth time--that healthy and delicious food doesn't have to be expensive.

Moroccan-Style Carrots
(Inspired by Cara's Cravings, who adapted it from The Jewish Traditions Cookbook by Marlena Spieler)

5-6 medium carrots, peeled and sliced into nickels
3-4 cloves of garlic, minced
2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1-2 Tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Small handful of chopped fresh parsley
Salt and black pepper, to taste

1) Cook the carrots in boiling water for about 3-4 minutes, drain and rinse with cool water.
2) Whisk together remaining ingredients and combine with carrots. Serve warm or chilled.

Serves 4-5 generously as a side dish.

Normally this is where I'd include my recipe notes: three or four bullet points that explain any subtleties or tricky aspects of the recipe. Not today. Quite frankly, this dish is so easy and so simple that's there's just... nothing to say. Enjoy it.

Readers, if you have any modification ideas or additional suggestions, share your thoughts in the comments!

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Dave said...

Simple, cheap, and healthy - looks like a great recipe!

chacha1 said...

sing along now ... "I love carrots in the springtime; I love carrots in the fall; I love carrots in the winter when it drizzles, I love carrots in the summer when it sizzles!"

Joanne said...

I never really know hat to do with carrots other than munch on them raw...but this is a fabulous new option!

Marcia said...

I definitely have to try this. I've seen it around on the internet and have always MEANT to try it. Now's the time.

melissa said...

i made this without the cumin (to accommodate a cumin averse husband) and it was still delicious.