Spiced Carrot Salad

Spiced Carrot Salad

Spiced Carrot Salad

  • Serves

About this recipe:

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. 


  • 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 Original Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • The juice of 1 lemon
  • salt
  • 1⁄4 cup shredded of fresh mint


  1. 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.
  2. Just before serving, toss in the mint.