Carrot and Cilantro Treat

This simple side dish is a quick and easy way to add some vegetables to any meal or to be eaten as a snack.


carrot and cilantro

  • 4 medium carrots, washed and peeled
  • Small handful of fresh cilantro, leaves picked
  • 1 table spoon of toasted sesame seeds


  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 1 lemon
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

1) Shave carrots with a peeler into nice ribbons. Put them into a salad bowl with cilantro and sesame seeds. Then make the dressing with grated orange zest, juice from orange and a nice drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.
2) Mix well and let stand for 5 minutes enjoy the crunch for a snack or side dish at lunch.

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