1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 teaspoon grated ginger

½ teaspoon coriander seeds, toasted and ground

¼ teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted and ground

Generous pinch cayenne pepper

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

8 ounces carrots, shredded

1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

1/3 cup diced red onion

2 tablespoons minced cilantro

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper


Whisk together the lemon juice, ginger, coriander, cumin, cayenne, and oil in a small bowl. Toss together the carrots, garbanzo beans, onion, cilantro, and dressing in a large bowl and season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately.


Serves 4. Healthy and light and refreshing for the summertime. Use sweet, colorful heirloom carrots if you can find them.