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Fresh Carrot, Feta, and Black Olive Salad

Ngoc Minh Ngo
Yield Makes 4 to 6 servings
This cooling side dish is our interpretation of shlata chizo, a classic Moroccan salad. Prep Time: 20 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

  4. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.