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Carrot Salad & California Dried Plums
Courtesy of California Dried Plum Board
Prep Time: 15 Min.
Cook Time: 5 Min.
What you need:
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+ 2 lb. thin carrots, peeled
+ 1/4 c. freshly squeezed lemon juice
+ 2 Tbsp. olive oil
+ 1/2 tsp. hot paprika
+ 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
+ 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
+ 1/4 tsp. salt
+ 1 c. pitted California Dried Plums
+ 3 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
+ 2 Tbsp. toasted sesame seed
What to do:
1. Cut carrots into 1-inch pieces on diagonal.
2. Drop carrots into boiling, salted water. Cook carrots 5 min. after they return to the boil or until tender but not mushy. Drain.
3. In large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, oil, paprika, cinnamon, cumin and salt. Add carrots, dried plums and cilantro. Mix together gently.
4. Mound in serving bowl or on 6 individual plates; sprinkle with sesame seed.
Calories: 196; Total Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 34g; Fiber: 6g; Protein: 3g; Sodium: 206mg;