Moroccan Carrots (Marinate)

Moroccan-Inspired Carrots: Marinated in a tantalizing blend of spices and topped with creamy feta. A vibrant side or appetizer, ready to elevate your meals. Try it today!

Welcome, dear culinary explorers! Dive into the vibrant flavors of Morocco with my Moroccan Carrots recipe.

This colorful salad marries grated carrots, plump chickpeas, and sweet raisins in a flavorful marinade of olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, and chili powder.

Topped with crumbled feta cheese, it’s a tantalizing symphony of flavors that will elevate your meals.

Let’s embark on a culinary adventure together and create this enticing dish that will leave your taste buds craving more!

Ready Time

2 hrs 15 mins


5 servings


  • 10 large carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2 (16 ounce) cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and ground pepper to taste
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese


Begin by combining the grated carrots, drained and rinsed garbanzo beans, and sweet raisins in a sizable bowl.

Set aside.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, fragrant cumin, earthy chili powder, salt, and a hint of ground black pepper.

Pour this flavorful marinade over the carrot mixture and stir thoroughly to coat all the ingredients.

Allow the vibrant carrot mixture to marinate for at least 2 hours, allowing the flavors to deepen and harmonize.

This will enhance the overall taste and aroma.

Once marinated, transfer the tantalizing carrot salad to a serving dish.

Generously sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese over the top, adding a delectable tangy contrast to the sweetness of the carrots.

Serve the Moroccan-inspired carrot salad as an invigorating side dish or a refreshing appetizer, tantalizing your taste buds with its vibrant flavors and textures.

Enjoy the delightful marriage of sweet, savory, and tangy notes in every bite.

Nutrional Value

  • Calories: 190
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 240mg
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7g
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Protein: 7g
Moroccan Carrots
Moroccan Marinated Carrots

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