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by Samantha Harris March 19, 2017 0 Comments

The flavor and texture combinations in this dish will have you making it often.  It’s a creative lunch but also a secret weapon if you’re bringing a side to a family/friend’s party.  You will be a hero, and people will surely be asking for the recipe.


INGREDIENTS (8 single servings)

  • 8 large carrots
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 4 tablespoons ground walnuts (optional)
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3-4 pinches of crushed red pepper
  • 1/3 cup Kosterina EVOO
  • The juice of 1 lemon
  • salt
  • 1⁄4 cup shredded of fresh mint



Shred the carrots.  Mix the carrots, garlic, walnuts, cinnamon, cumin, cayenne, olive oil, lemon juice and salt to taste in a large serving bowl.  Cover the mixture and let stand for one hour at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 8 hours.

Just before serving, toss in the mint.

Samantha Harris
Samantha Harris

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