Moroccan carrot and chickpea salad
Moroccan carrot and chickpea salad
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Shredded carrots are tossed with Moroccan spices, chickpeas, and prunes for a hearty and flavourful salad.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Tbsp cumin seeds
    • ? cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • 1 Tbsp honey (or other liquid sweetener for vegan)
    • ½ teaspoon finely ground sea salt
    • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
    • 300g carrots, peeled then grated on the large holes of a box grater
    • 2 cups cooked chickpeas
    • 1 cup cooked farro, or other intact grain
    • ? cup (about 100g) prunes or dates, cut into chickpea sized chunks
    • ? cup fresh mint leaves, torn
    • ½ cup chopped toasted almonds

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 655 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 44 g 68.21%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 28.89%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 456 mg 18.98%
    • Calcium: 121 mg 12.09%
    • Potassium: 513 mg 14.65%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.84%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 57 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 41.76%
    • Sugar: 14 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 172.22%
    • Vitamin C 6.63%
    • 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 - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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