Carrot Avocado Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

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Carrot Avocado Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette


This Carrot Avocado Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette is like summer in a bowl. It is fresh, crisp, hearty, and aromatic. It takes 45 minutes to prepare this flavorful salad. This recipe combines aromatic spices and herbs with sweet and savory ingredients for a taste that is sensational. Serve with country bread. Sit on the back porch with your ice cold sweet tea and enjoy this bountiful harvest in the omfort of your favorite chair.


  • 500 grams carrots
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 orange (cut into 2)
  • 1 lemon (cut into 2)
  • 2 avocado (ripe)
  • olive oil
  • wine vinegar
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 4 slices country bread
  • 3 handfuls lettuce (mixed)


  1. 1Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. 2Cook the peeled carrots, for 10 minutes in boiling water.
  3. 3Drain them and spread them on a baking sheet.
  4. 4With a mortar and pestle, crush cumin seeds, add salt, pepper, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 2 teaspoons of vinegar.
  5. 5Stir to coat the vegetables. Add the half-orange, lemon, cut side facing down.
  6. 6Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  7. 7Cut the avocados in halves, then slice ​​lengthwise.
  8. 8Remove the carrots from the oven and add the avocado slices.
  9. 9Squeeze the lemon and orange juice in a bowl.
  10. 10Add an equal amount of olive oil and some red wine vinegar.
  11. 11Season with salt and pepper, and then pour over the avocados and carrots.
  12. 12Toss to coatl, taste and check the seasoning.
  13. 13Toast the slices of bread.
  14. 14In a large bowl, gently mix the vegetables, the lettuce and the toasted bread.
  15. 15Arrange in plates and garnish with sprouted seeds.
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