Moroccan Pickled Carrots

1
Tess Geer

By
@dmsgrl

The flavors of Moroccan cuisine where spices such as cinnamon, coriander and cardamom take center stage are rich, pungent and completely captivating. Who can fail to fall in love with Moroccan cuisine? These carrots bring Moroccan flavors to the forefront. They are easy to make and very addictive!

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Serves:
10 or more
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

1 1/4 lb
whole carrots, scraped and c
1
peel of one lemon, removed in strips with a vegetable peeler
4
plump garlic cloves, thinly sliced
4
dried hot red chilies
1 1/2 c
water
1 c
apple cider vinegar
1/4 c
sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp
kosher salt
2 tsp
cumin seeds, cracked
2 tsp
coriander seeds, cracked
1/2 tsp
cinnamon

Step-By-Step

1Tightly pack carrot sticks longways in a clean 1 qt mason jar you should have two layers.
2Top carrots with garlic, lemon peel and chili peppers, crumbling one of the peppers. Sprinkle cinnamon over the top.
3Bring water, salt, vinegar, sugar, cumin and coriander to a boil over medium high heat stirring occasionally. Once sugar has fully dissolved, continue to boil for 3-5 minutes.
4Pour brine over carrots in increments, pausing to let brine settle down between carrots. Using a long utensil handle, gentle prod between the carrots to aid the settling. Continue until brine reaches 1/4 from the rim.
5Cover tightly and refrigerate a minimum of 3 days before eating. Tastes best after 1 week. Will keep in the refrigerator for up to six weeks.

About Moroccan Pickled Carrots

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Moroccan
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom