Tunisian Carrot Salad Recipe

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  • 1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Cook carrots in medium saucepan of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 8 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Stir oil, cumin and cayenne in heavy large skillet over medium heat until aromatic, about 30 seconds. Add carrots, then 1/2 cup water and vinegar. Simmer over medium heat until liquid is absorbed, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat. Cool. Mix in cilantro. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Bring to room temperature before serving.)