Moroccan Carrot Salad Recipe

Published on
July 23rd 2023
Last updated on March 20th 2024
Sarah Leadon

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Do you need a quick and easy salad? Try this Moroccan Carrot Salad. The Moroccan carrot salad comes together in less than 30 minutes and has tantalizing flavors. To make it, thinly sliced carrots are steamed until tender, then tossed with a spicy, slightly tangy vinaigrette, olives, fresh cilantro, and parsley. This stunning side dish goes perfectly with Arroz con Maiz or couscous
 

Can we eat carrot salad at night?

Consuming carrot salad during the daytime is best, as carrots contain carotenoids. In a study examining the impact of serum (blood) concentrations of carotenoids on sleep quantity, those with higher serum carotenoids were more likely to sleep for shorter periods (5 to 6 hours a night) as opposed to 7 to 8 hours.

How many carbs are in Carrot Salad?

There are 17 grams of carbs in each serving of carrot salad. 
 

How many calories in a moroccan salad?

There are 160 calories in each serving of Moroccan carrot salad. 
 

Are carrots too high in carbs?

It depends on your specific dietary plan. One cup of chopped carrots contains 12 grams of carbs. Twelve grams of carbs may be too high for someone on the keto diet, but it may be perfect for someone on the paleo diet. 
 

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Author: Sarah Leadon
Rate
Average: 5 (3 votes)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Serves
4 persons

Ingredients

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Instructions

Place the vegetable broth into a large pot to fit a steamer basket. Set it over medium-low heat and let it come to a simmer. 
 

Prepare pot with steamer basket

Place the carrots into a steamer basket, set it on the vegetable broth, and cover. Steam the carrots for 10–15 minutes until they are tender but still hold their shape. Remove the carrots from the pot and set them aside to cool slightly. 
 

Steaming carrots

Whisk the olive oil, lemon juice, maple syrup, garlic, shallot, paprika, sumac, cumin, cinnamon cardamom, black pepper, and kosher salt in a large bowl until combined.
 

Whisking all other ingredients

Add the carrots, cilantro, parsley, and black olives and toss gently to combine.  
 

Mixing in the steamed carrots, parley and olives

Pour the Moroccan carrot salad into a serving bowl and enjoy!

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Sarah Leadon

Delve into the fusion of food and mood with Sarah. Discover the emotional journey within each recipe. Beyond the kitchen, she's an avid reader and music lover, lost in the rhythms of life.

More posts by Sarah Leadon