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Moroccan Carrot Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 pound carrots, shaved (about 4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint

Preparation

In a jar with a tightly fitting lid, mix together oil, lemon and orange juices, garlic, honey, cayenne and cinnamon. Combine carrots, mint and cilantro in a large bowl. Pour dressing over carrot salad and toss to combine. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to allow the flavors to meld and permeate the carrots. Served chilled or at room temperature.