Recipe courtesy of Rafih Benjelloun

Sweet and Sour Carrots

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  • Level: Easy
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6 medium carrots, peeled and sliced on the bias

1/2 medium onion, finely chopped

1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped

1/2 tablespoon paprika

1/2 tablespoon black pepper

1/2 tablespoon teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon chili flakes

2 tablespoons sugar

1 cup orange juice

1/2 cup red wine vinegar

2 ounces extra virgin olive oil

Pinch salt

1 orange peeled and sliced, for garnish


  1. Bring a pot of salted water to boil and add the sliced carrots, cook until the carrots are just tender. Strain the carrots and let sit for 10 minutes. In a large bowl add the cooled carrots, onions, parsley, paprika, black pepper, cinnamon, chili flakes, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 cup orange juice, 1/2 cup red wine vinegar, 2 ounces olive oil. Season to taste with salt. Mix all the ingredients together well and refrigerate for 20 to 30 minutes. Garnish salad with 1 orange, peeled and sliced.