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Grated Carrots with Cumin-Orange Dressing

Photo: Jan Smith
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

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

Cook's Notes

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