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From the Jewish Food Hero Kitchen: Citrus Carrot Salad

  • Author: jewishfoodhero



Salad Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lemon, sliced into thin rounds and quartered
  • 3 1/4 cups coarsely grated carrots (from about 10 medium-sized carrots)
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Optional: Sliced shallots or green onion to taste

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon fresh orange zest
  • 3/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice  
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste



Cook the lemon slices:

  • Place the quartered lemon slices in a small skillet and sauté for 5 minutes

Prepare and season the rest of the salad:

  • Grate the carrots using the food processor grater function (or a hand grater)

  • In a large bowl, combine the carrots, dried apricots, and parsley

  • Add the sautéed lemon slices, along with all of the remaining ingredients, and mix well

  • Add shallots or green onion if using

Prepare the dressing:

  • Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and whisk to blend


To serve:

  • Just before serving, pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat


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