Carrot and Chickpea Salad

Carrot and Chickpea Salad

Carrot and Chickpea Salad

Carrot and Chickpea Salad

A beauty of a carrot salad tricked out with chickpeas, chunks of dried fruit. Absolutely delicious!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of shredded carrot
  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas (or one 15 ounce can)
  • 2/3 cup dried plums, dates or any other favorite dried fruit, cut into small pieces
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint, lightly chopped
  • Dressing:
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste pinch of cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, place the grated carrots, chickpeas, dried fruit, and mint. Toss well.
  2. Add the dressing (see below) and toss gently to coat.
  3. Toast the cumin seed in a skillet until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Cool, and then grind to a powder.
  5. Add to a bowl or jar and mix in the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, salt, and pepper.
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