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Marinated carrots with pumpkin seeds

Marinated carrots with pumpkin seeds

Displaying a spread of vibrant colours and even brighter tastes – our recipe for Marinated carrots with pumpkin seeds delivers an exciting approach to elegant dining with effortless preparation. Caramelised greens and smooth blue cheese makes this dish a must try at any occasion. Enjoy!

45 min 4 servings
Nutty Vegetable


  • 8 carrots cut into short rods (Approx 600 g)
  • 950 ml of boiling water
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin oil
  • 2 tsp finely grated lime limes 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® Creamy Blue
  • 100 g romaine lettuce torn into smaller pieces
  • 1 lime
  • 200 g country bread


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 sprinkle them with salt. Cut the Castello Creamy Blue into thin triangles. Add a bed of romaine lettuce in a bowl. Spread the marinated carrots, Castello Creamy Blue and roasted pumpkin seeds.

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