Grated Carrots with Cumin-Orange Dressing

Grated Carrots with Cumin-Orange Dressing Recipe
Photo: Jan Smith
This simple side dish is even easier when you use purchased grated carrots. Golden raisins and orange juice offer a touch of sweetness. You can also substitute diced cooked beets for the carrots.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

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Nutritional Information

Calories 62
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 1.7 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 1.1 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 0.9 g
Carbohydrate 11.9 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 138 mg
Calcium 25 mg

Ingredients

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
3 cups grated carrot
1/4 cup golden raisins
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Place cumin in a small skillet. Cook over medium heat 2 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring frequently.

Combine cumin and remaining ingredients in a bowl. Cover and chill.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Kitty Morse,

May 2006
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