Orange Blossom Carrot Salad

Middle Eastern carrot salad! Shredded carrots and golden raisins dressed with honey, lemon and orange blossom water.

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 6-8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb carrots (with small cores) peeled and coarsely grated
  • 1/2 cup golden or crimson raisins
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp freshly juiced lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp orange flower water
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, or more to taste
  • Salt and pepper, lightly sprinkled to taste
  • Chopped fresh mint for garnish

Method

1 Combine all the ingredients except mint.

2 Chill in refrigerator several hours or overnight.

3 Serve garnished with slivers of mint leaves.