Carrots Al-Andaluz
Recipe Type: Appetizer, Side Dish
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Serves: 6-8
A taste of Andalucia - Spicy Carrots with Toasted Cumin Seeds & Garlic, a Moorish influenced side dish for Summer BBQ's & Picnics
  • 1kg of carrots gently scrubbed
  • 2 cloves of garlic (root removed) finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of toasted Cumin Seeds
  • 2-3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon of Sherry Vinegar
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Chopped Flat Leaf Parsley for sprinkling on top (optional)
  1. Pop carrots in a pan and cover with water.
  2. Add 2 teaspoons of salt.
  3. Boil until tender approx 20 minutes – test by using a table fork.
  4. Drain and leave to cool. Will cool faster if spread on a tray or chopping board in a single layer.
  5. Peel when able to hold by scraping skin towards you by using a small sharp knife.
  6. Slice on the diagonal and place in bowl or serving dish and mix with remaining ingredients.
  7. Buen Provecho!
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