• prep: 25 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    This Moroccan Carrot Salad is packed with flavor and healthy ingredients. From the roasted seasoned carrots and chickpeas to the garlicky couscous and citrus dressing, every bite is a treat!

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon EACH: chili powder, ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon EACH: ground turmeric, garam masala, fine sea salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon EACH: ground cinnamon, cayenne pepper
    • 2 cans (15 ounces EACH) chickpeas, (drained and rinsed)
    • 1 and 1/3 pounds large carrots, ((~4-6 large carrots) sliced into 1/2 inch thick rounds)
    • 1/4 cup olive oil, (separated)
    • 2 packages (4.7 ounces EACH) Pearled Couscous Mix (I use one made by Near East), (Roasted Garlic & Olive Oil flavored)
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 1 large lemon ((1 teaspoon zest, 3 tablespoons juice))
    • 1 large orange ((1/2 teaspoon zest, 1/4 cup juice))
    • 1 and 1/2 tablespoon honey
    • Honey roasted almonds, dried currants, and fresh herbs as desired (I like fresh parsley and mint)
    • A few handfuls of fresh arugula, (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 147 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 21.41%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.46%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 30 mg 1.26%
    • Calcium: 27 mg 2.71%
    • Potassium: 118 mg 3.37%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.9%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 6 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.47%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 127.98%
    • Vitamin C 4.09%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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