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Persian-Style Grilled Carrots

Why should lamb have all the fun? Shawarma seasoning is terrific on vegetables like carrots or eggplant.

Featured Ingredients

โ€œShawarmaโ€ means โ€œturningโ€ in Arabic. Loaded with cumin and clove, among others, this blend will bring the flavor of a Middle Eastern... Size Options
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Persian-Style Grilled Carrots Recipe

  • 1 lb carrots, peeled and sliced in half longwise
  • 1-2 teaspoons olive oil, enough to coat carrots
  • 1 tablespoon Shawarma Seasoning
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 lemon, sliced in half
  • 1-2 sprigs fresh mint leaves, torn or shredded
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Preparation Instructions

Toss carrots in oil and spices until completely covered.

Grill over medium-high heat coals, turning them every so often, until sufficiently tender to your liking.

Grill lemon over low heat while carrots cook, sear at end for presentation of grill marks.

Plate with toppings of cheese and mint. Squeeze lemon juice over carrots to your liking.

Helpful Hints

Optional additions or substitutions: Pomegranate seeds, goat cheese, yogurt, honey, or toasted almonds, pine nuts, or pistachios.


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