Carrot Sambal

     Sambals are a type of relish common to south Asian countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.  They can be either thick, like paste, or like this recipe, mixtures of seasoned, grated raw fruits or vegetables.  You can serve them alongside grilled fish or meat or as a side for tortilla or pita chips.

Ingredients:

-Carrots

-Red Onion

-Green Chili

-Lime Juice

Directions:

In a large bowl, combine 2 Large Carrots, grated, ½ diced red onion and 1 green chili minced (optional).  Toss with juice of ½ lime and season to taste with salt, pepper and sugar (optional).

Makes 2 servings

Nutritional Information:

CALORIES 50; FAT 0; PROTEIN 1g;

FIBER 3g; CALCIUM 31mg; IRON 0mg; VITAMIN A 72meg; VITAMIN C 11meg;  FOLATE 22meg

 

 


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