Food Recipes Spiced Carrot Salad 4.5 (2) 1 Review Reminiscent of a Moroccan carrot salad, this shredded carrot salad gets seasoned with a warm garlicky, cumin-spiced oil with a spicy kick. The citrus-plumped raisins add bursts of sweetness throughout. By Ananda Eidelstein Ananda Eidelstein Instagram Website Ananda Eidelstein is a vegetable-loving food writer, recipe developer, and editor. She is the former Senior Food Editor at REAL SIMPLE magazine. Prior to writing and editing feature stories, having her own monthly vegetarian column, and developing over 300 recipes during her time at RS, she was the Assistant Food Editor at Rachael Ray Every Day. She has also gained experience in the test kitchens of Martha Stewart's Living, and Saveur magazines, in catering, TV, and a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York City. Ananda is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute, now known as the International Culinary Center, with nearly a decade of culinary and food media experience. Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on October 4, 2018 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Greg DuPree Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 15 mins Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1¼ cups) Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¼ cup golden raisins 2 ½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon) 1 bunch rainbow carrots with tops (about 1 lb.) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped ¼ teaspoon cumin seeds ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper ¼ teaspoon sea salt Freshly ground black pepper Directions Place raisins and lemon juice in a small bowl, and let stand until raisins plump slightly, about 5 minutes. Remove tops from carrots, and chop to equal ¼ cup; set aside. Shred carrots in a food processor, using the shredding disk, and place in a large bowl. (Alternatively use pre-shredded carrots and chopped parsley). Heat oil in a small skillet over medium. Add garlic, and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in cumin seeds and crushed red pepper; cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add garlic mixture to shredded carrots; stir in raisins and lemon juice. Sprinkle with salt and several grinds black pepper. Add carrot tops, and toss to combine. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 136 Calories 7g Fat 19g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 136 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 212mg 9% Total Carbohydrate 19g 7% Total Sugars 11g Calcium 42mg 3% Iron 1mg 3% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.