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Carrot, feta and mint salad


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Ingredients

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Carrot, feta and mint salad

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 7 sprigs fresh mint, leaves only, torn or cut into pieces
  • 40 g lemon juice
  • 50 g extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 500 g water
  • 700 g Dutch carrots (approx. 3 bunches), peeled and tops trimmed
  • 50-100 g feta cheese, crumbled, for garnishing (see Tips)
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Place garlic and half of the mint leaves into mixing bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 7. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
  2. Add lemon juice, oil, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper and mix 3 sec/speed 6. Transfer into a bowl and set aside.
  3. Without cleaning mixing bowl, place water into mixing bowl. Place Varoma into position and weigh carrots into it. Secure Varoma lid and steam 13 min/Varoma/speed 1.
  4. Stir carrots and cook for a further 2-4 min/Varoma/speed 1 or until carrots are cooked to our liking.
  5. Transfer carrots into a large bowl. Add reserved dressing and gently stir to combine. Set aside to cool completely (approx. 20 minutes). Serve carrots garnished with crumbled feta and remaining mint leaves.
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Tip

We recommend using Australian or Greek feta in this recipe, as it is a harder style feta and crumbles more easily.

This is a great dish to make ahead for dinner parties or to take to a barbecue.


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  • I made this Christmas day and had very good...

    Submitted by SusanNZ on 25. December 2017 - 18:56.

    I made this Christmas day and had very good feedback. I only used half the paprika and had to leave out the garlic (as I can't eat it). Even though the carrots where all of a similar size I found some of them were better cooked than others. When I make it next time I'll give them a stir after 10 minutes.

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  • great recipe - the dressing is very tasty and goes...

    Submitted by Lynda Jane on 11. December 2017 - 07:59.

    great recipe - the dressing is very tasty and goes well with the carrots, so easy to make and looks great on the table

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