Moroccan Spicy Carrot Salad


Carrots are cut into thin, round pieces and cooked with the spices.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced into thin rounds

  • 2 cups water

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon sweet paprika

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 tablespoon wine vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves


  1. Combine carrots, water, garlic, olive oil, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper in a shallow pan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook until carrots are tender and water evaporates, about 20 minutes.

  2. Stir vinegar and cumin through the carrot mixture.

  3. Remove the pan from heat and set aside to allow salad to cool to room temperature.

  4. Garnish with cilantro to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

74 Calories
5g Fat
8g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 74
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 56mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 265mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.