Kick-start your dinner party with this flavoursome Moroccan-inspired starter.


  • 2 carrots, grated

  • 1/3 cup pistachios

  • 1/3 cup raisins

  • ½ bunch of mint, picked

  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard

  • ½ tsp. cumin powder

  • Pinch of cinnamon

  • Juice ½ and zest of an orange

  • 3 tbs. olive oil

  • Salt and pepper


  • 1.

    To make the vinaigrette, combine garlic, mustard, cumin, cinnamon and orange juice.

  • 2.

    Slowly add the oil until well combined. Season with salt and pepper.

  • 3.

    In a large bowl toss the grated carrots with orange zest, pistachios, raisins and mint and dress with the vinaigrette.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 218kj
  • Fat Total 15g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 20g
  • Sugar 12g
  • Sodium 236mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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