I love summer salads but can find I get stuck in a rut eating the same salads and using the same dressings. So I’ve been on the lookout for new flavors to excite the family over the summer. This Gluten free Carrot and orange salad is definitely a winner. The the sharp citrus tang and a hint of spice from the cumin it can transport you to distant lands in one fork full.
Gluten free Carrot and orange salad with cumin and pumpkin seeds
Servings 4 people
- Small bag of mixed leaf salad
- 300 g carrots peeled and grated
- The zest and juice of one large orange
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp dried mint
- 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
Grate the carrots and place in a large mixing bowl.
Zest the orange and add to the bowl.
Stir in 1 tsp of ground cumin
Juice the orange and pour over the carrots.
Place the mixed salad leaves in your serving dish.
Spoon over the carrot mix and any juice remaining in the mixing bowl.
Top with two tablespoons of pumpkins seeds and the dried mint.