Fresh Carrot, Feta, and Black Olive Salad

Fresh Carrot, Feta, and Black Olive Salad Recipe
Ngoc Minh Ngo
This cooling side dish is our interpretation of shlata chizo, a classic Moroccan salad. Prep Time: 20 minutes.


Makes 4 to 6 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 250
Caloriesfromfat 79 %
Protein 4 g
Fat 22 g
Satfat 5.7 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Sodium 580 mg
Cholesterol 20 mg


5 large carrots, coarsely grated
1/2 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
1 cup crumbled feta
3/4 cup pitted black olives (such as kalamata)
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons toasted cumin seeds


1. In a medium bowl, toss together the grated carrots, cilantro, feta, and olives.

2. Pour the lemon juice into a small bowl; slowly drizzle in olive oil, whisking to blend.

3. Pour dressing over carrot mixture, toss to combine, and sprinkle with toasted cumin seeds.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.