Moroccan Carrot and Chickpea Salad

Garlicky lemon vinaigrette tossed with cumin-spiced chickpeas and carrots makes a delicious protein-rich salad. Serve as a side to any Moroccan-spiced main such as tagines or our PC Australian Harissa-Spiced Boneless Leg of Lamb; or serve with couscous and plain yogurt to turn it into a main course.

Ingredients12

  • 5 tbsp (75 mL) PC New World EVOO Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    New World Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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    President's Choice  New World Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500mL)

    $6.99 ea
    $1.40 / 100 mL
  • 1 can (540 mL) PC Blue Menu Chickpeas,
    Chickpeas
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    PC Blue Menu  Chickpeas (540mL)

    $1.29 ea
    $0.24 / 100 mL
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
    Sea Salt Grinder
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    President's Choice  Sea Salt Grinder (77g)

    $3.99 ea
    $5.18 / 100 g
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) freshly ground black pepper
    Black Pepper, Ground
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    No Name  Black Pepper, Ground (150g)

    $4.49 ea
    $2.99 / 100 g
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground cumin
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    Club House  Cumin, Ground (90g)

    $11.99 ea
    $13.32 / 100 g
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) cayenne pepper
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    McCormicks  Cayenne Pepper, Ground (37g)

    $6.99 ea
    $18.89 / 100 g
  • 3 cups (750 mL) thinly sliced peeled PC Organics Carrots thinly sliced peeled
    Carrots
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    PC Organics  Carrots (2lb bag)

    $3.99 ea
    $0.44 / 100 g
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) minced shallots
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    Shallots (250g)

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  • 2 tsp (10 mL) minced garlic
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    Club House  Minced Garlic (120g)

    $3.29 ea
    $2.74 / 100 g
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) fresh lemon juice
    Lemons
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    Lemons (1ea)

    $1.09 ea
    $1.09 ea
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) honey
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    Billy Bee  Liquid Honey, Beehive (500g)

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  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped fresh parsley
    Curly Parsley
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    Curly Parsley (1ea)

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    $1.99 ea

Cooking Instructions

1

Heat 2 tbsp (25 mL) of the oil in large frying pan over medium-high heat; fry chickpeas for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring often, or until light golden. Season with half each of the salt and pepper; sprinkle with cumin and cayenne. Continue to fry for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring often, or until spices are fragrant.

2

Stir in carrots, shallots, garlic and remaining 3 tbsp (45 mL) oil; season with remaining salt and pepper. Fry for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring often, or until carrots begin to soften and lightly brown. Drizzle in 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the lemon juice and 1 tbsp (15 mL) water. Cover and steam for 5 minutes or until carrots are tender-crisp.

3

Stir in honey, parsley and remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice, Transfer to serving dish; serve warm.
You will need
5 tbsp (75 mL) PC New World EVOO Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 can (540 mL) PC Blue Menu Chickpeas,
1 tsp (5 mL) salt
1/2 tsp (2 mL) freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp (10 mL) ground cumin
1/4 tsp (1 mL) cayenne pepper
3 cups (750 mL) thinly sliced peeled PC Organics Carrots thinly sliced peeled
2 tbsp (25 mL) minced shallots
2 tsp (10 mL) minced garlic
2 tbsp (25 mL) fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp (15 mL) honey
1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped fresh parsley