Moroccan Carrot, Goat Cheese Sandwiches With Green

Annacia *

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@Annacia

Moroccan Carrot, Goat Cheese Sandwiches With Green Olive Tapenad

This is delicious and surprisingly substantial — a bit like an overstuffed deli sandwich, but not nearly as heavy." Start ahead of time as the marinating time is a minimum of 4 hours.

I have purchased a pretty good olive tapenade at the Super Store which saves some time. Any leftover carrot mix also makes a yummy salad.


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Serves:

Makes 6 sandwiches. There is 4 hrs chill time as well.

Prep:

30 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

CARROTS

2 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
2 tsp
sweet paprika
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
cayenne
1 tsp
salt
1/4 c
olive oil
1 1/2 lb
medium carrots (about 8)

TAPENADE

1 1/4 c
green olives (such as cerignola or picholine, pitted, 6 to 7 oz)
3 Tbsp
drained bottled capers, rinsed
1/4 c
chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1
flat anchovy fillet, chopped
1 tsp
finely grated fresh lemon zest
1 1/2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1/4 c
olive oil

SANDWICHES

12 slice
good-quality bread
6 oz
soft mild goat cheese, at room temperature (3/4 cup)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREPARE CARROTS:
2
Whisk together sugar, lemon juice, spices, salt, and oil in a large bowl until sugar is dissolved.
3
Halve carrots crosswise on a long diagonal, then, starting from diagonal ends, cut into 1/16-inch-thick slices using slicer.
4
Cook carrots in a 4- to 5-quart pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 45 seconds. Drain well in a colander and immediately toss with dressing.
5
Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally, then marinate, covered and chilled, at least 4 hours.
6
MAKE TAPENADE AND SANDWICH"S
7
Pulse olives with capers, parsley, anchovy, zest, lemon juice, and pepper in a food processor until coarsely chopped, then scrape down side of bowl with a rubber spatula.
8
Pulsing motor, add oil in a slow stream and continue to pulse until mixture is finely chopped (do not pulse to a paste).
9
Spread tapenade on 6 slices of bread and goat cheese on remaining 6 slices, then make sandwiches with carrots in the center.
10
NOTES: ·Carrots can marinate up to 2 days.

Tapenade can be made 1 week ahead and chilled, covered.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Moroccan
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free, Soy Free
Other Tag: Healthy