Carrot and Chickpea Salad with Fried Almonds
Carrot and Chickpea Salad with Fried Almonds might be just the side dish you are searching for. One portion of this dish contains roughly 10g of protein, 43g of fat, and a total of 528 calories. This recipe covers 23% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 4. Head to the store and pick up paprika, slivered almonds, lemon juice, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 30 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegan diet.
Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat until shimmering.
Add the almonds and cook, stirring, until golden, a few minutes.
Drain the almonds on paper towels and let cool.
In a food processor, combine the lemon juice, garlic, 1 and 3/4 cups of the cilantro, cumin, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and half of the almonds. Pulse until chopped.
Add the olive oil and process to a chunky paste.
Transfer to a large bowl and toss with the carrots and chickpeas. Season to taste with more salt and pepper as desired. Chop the remaining cilantro and sprinkle over salad, along with the remaining almonds.