Carrot, orange and sesame salad

Preparation: 20 mins

Cooking 10 mins

Serves 4

This sweet spring salad is a refreshing addition to the menu


  • 30g sesame seeds
  • 1 orange, rind finely grated, juiced
  • 2 oranges, peel removed, cut into segments
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled, coarsely grated
  • Salt and ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Place the sesame seeds in a medium non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook, stirring often, for 4-5 minutes or until golden.
  3. Remove from the heat and transfer the seeds to a large serving bowl.
  4. Add the orange rind, 250ml (1 cup) of orange juice and the honey to the frying pan.
  5. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes or until the honey melts and the mixture is warm.
  6. Add the carrot, orange segments and warm orange dressing to the sesame seeds and toss gently to combine.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.