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Yogurt, mint and cilantro add a wonderful flavor to lightly steamed carrots. (*Indicates Potomac Vegetable Farm (PVF) produce. For more information about what we are doing with our PVF CSA share, click here.)

Adapted from Flatbread & Flavors by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid.


  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp plain greek yogurt
  • 2 pounds carrots, thinly sliced and steamed just until tender (about 5 minutes)
  • fresh ground pepper


  1. In a mortar, grind cumin through salt until well blended. Transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Add oil, vinegar and sugar to the spice mixture and mix well. Slowly stir in yogurt.
  3. Toss steamed carrots with yogurt/spice mixture until well coated.
  4. Serve salad immediately or refrigerate for up to 2 hours. Bring to room temperature before serving.