This bright and zesty salad is the perfect side for any light dish.


  • 5 carrots, peeled and grated

  • Zest and juice of 1 orange

  • 75g pumpkin seeds

  • 50g sunflower seeds

  • 11/2 tsp cumin seeds, toasted

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 tbsp runny honey

  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar

  • 3–4 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tbsp torn coriander leaves

  • 2 tbsp torn mint leaves

  • Sea salt


  • 1.

    Mix the carrots in a bowl with the orange zest and juice, the pumpkin and sunflower seeds.

  • 2.

    Grind the cumin seeds with a little sea salt using a pestle and mortar, then stir them into the carrot mixture.

  • 3.

    Combine the mustard, honey, vinegar and olive oil in a bowl. Add the mint and coriander leaves, then taste and adjust the seasoning as necessary.

  • 4.

    Pour over the salad and toss well.

  • 5.

    This can be eaten straight away, or will keep for up to 2 days in the fridge.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 345kj
  • Fat Total 26g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Protein 10g
  • Carbohydrate 21g
  • Sugar 11g
  • Sodium 396mg

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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