Marinated Carrots with Pumpkin Seeds

45min Ingredients for 4 servings

8 carrots cut into short rods (Approx 600 g)
4 cups of boiling water
2 tbsp pumpkin oil or other type of oil
2 tsp finely grated lime zest
1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
½ tsp salt
freshly ground pepper
50 g pumpkin seeds (about 1 cup)
1 tsp salt
150 g Castello® Blue
100 g romaine lettuce torn into smaller pieces
1 lime
200 g of country bread

Marinated Carrots with Pumpkin Seeds


Add the carrots in a bowl and pour boiling water over. 
Let the carrots sit for approx. 2 minutes. Drain and toss them with 1 tbsp of pumpkin oil, lime zest, juice, salt and pepper. Let the carrots marinate for approx. 15 minutes and season to taste. Add 1 tbsp of the pumpkin oil in a pan on low heat. Toast pumpkin seeds over low heat, while stirring for approx. 1 minute. Let pumpkin seeds dry on paper towel and sprin-kle them with salt. Cut the cheese into thin triangles. 
Add a bed of romaine lettuce in a bowl. Spread the marinated carrots, cheese and roasted pumpkin seeds.

Add lime wedges on the dish and serve immediately with bread on the side.

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