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Mediterranean Carrot Salad

Mediterranean Carrot Salad
Photography: Mark Boughton / Styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins

This simple carrot salad is typically found on mezze platters in Mediterranean countries. It's a fresh way to use great tasting spring carrots. Pull out your best olive oil for this recipe.

Ingredients

1/2pound carrots, peeled
2tablespoons extra-virgin olive
2tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1clove garlic, crushed
1tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1/4teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  1. With a box grater, coarsely grate carrots. Combine with remaining ingredients and toss to coat. Chill or serve room at temperature.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 90
  • Glycemic Load 1.81
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 150mg
  • Potassium 200mg
  • Carbohydrate 6g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 1g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 190%
  • Vitamin C 10%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%
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