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French carrot salad served in a white bowl
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French Carrot Salad

French Carrot Salad is a very tasty, easy to make and nutritious salad. The simple combination of crunchy carrots, mustard, olive oil, lemon juice, and herbs make it so delicious that it becomes irresistible.
Course Salad
Cuisine French
Diet Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 121kcal

Ingredients

  • 3.5 cups grated carrot
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1.5 teaspoon honey/ maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt as per taste

Instructions

  • In a large bowl mix lemon juice, olive oil, mustard, honey, pepper, and salt.
  • Add grated carrot and parsley. Toss, check and adjust the seasoning. Serve.

Notes

  • Adjust the quantity of honey depending upon the sweetness of honey.
  • Vegans may use maple syrup or agave syrup instead of honey.
  • You can also use thin carrot juliennes.

Nutrition

Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 379mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 19027IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg