Shredded Carrot Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

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Shredded Carrot Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing
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Shredded Carrot Salad Recipe - #carrot #salad #recipe #eatwell101  - This shredded carrot salad makes the perfect addition to a potluck or brunch.

Shredded Carrot Salad – Lightly sweet, with the perfect amount of crunch, this shredded carrot salad makes the perfect addition to a potluck or brunch. This healthy salad recipe features a delicate balance of sweet raw carrot, tangy lemon juice, dried cranberries, olive oil, mustard, and fresh herbs. It’s one of the easiest salads to prepare, as well as being kid-friendly and good for you. Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the carrot salad

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1. Grate the carrot using a standard box grater. Place in a large bowl with green onion, dried cranberries, and parsley.

2. In a mason jar, combine mustard, mayo, honey, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Shake vigorously to emulsify.

3. Pour the mustard dressing over the shredded carrots toss then serve the carrot salad immediately, or chill in the fridge until ready. Enjoy!

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Tips for the shredded carrot salad recipe

  • The proportions of this carrot salad recipe are flexible, depending on what you have on hand.
  • You can use raisins instead of dried cranberries, it’s delicious too!
  • If you don’t like/want mayo in your carrot salad, opt for greek yogurt to bring up this delicious creaminess.

Can we make this carrot ahead?

This shredded carrot salad keeps well in the fridge for an hour or two before serving.  Ideal for a BBQ side dish!

How and how long to keep the carrot salad leftovers?

Keep the carrot salad leftover in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 days.

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  • Carol K

    2022-05-16 16:42:27

    This simple salad is so delicious and refreshing. I’ll definitely be making it again!

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