Carrot juice has very high content of beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is a pro-vitamin A, which turns into vitamin A in the human body. This vitamin helps to encourage growth, protects against dryness of skin and eyes and helps to maintain the digestive system. It also increases the resistance of the body against bacterial infections. We recommend you to try out this recipe for tasty and healthy carrot and nettle salad!
- 30 g sesame seeds
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 150 g carrots
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 30 g nettles
- 30 ml of water
- Cut each carrot lengthwise. In an ovenproof dish, heat olive oil. Add the carrots, season with salt and fry for 1 minute. Then reduce the fire to very low temperature.
- Add the water, cover and let it simmer for 30 minutes, without stirring and lifting the lid. The carrots will cook in their own juice.
- Then add nettle leaves and sesame seeds, cook another 2-3 minutes and remove from fire. Allow to cool slightly, stir, and serve.