Simple Carrot Salad Recipe

Simple carrot salad recipe that you can change to suit your family's taste.
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Carrot Salad Recipe

  • 3-4 carrots
  • 1/4 Cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 3 Tablespoons plain yogurt
Shred carrots. Add to serving bowl. Stir in raisins. Add mayonnaise and plain yogurt. Stir to combine.
**You can add other shredded vegetables like cabbage.
carrot with veggies

Fruity Carrot Salad

  • 2 Cups shredded carrots
  • 1/4 Cup coconut
  • handful of craisins
Add carrots, coconut and craisins together in serving bowl. Drizzle with honey and toss to coat.


Vegetable Shredded Salad

  • shredded carrots
  • shredded zucchini
  • chopped cabbage
  • chopped nuts
Add ingredients to serving bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and salt and pepper.
shredded salad

Other Ideas for a Basic Carrot Salad 

arrow Add Craisins in place of raisins.
arrow Add a sprinkle of ginger.
arrow Add 1/2-1 teaspoon sugar or honey.
arrow Add chopped pineapple.
arrow Add shredded coconut.
arrow Boil carrots in orange juice for more flavor and more tender carrots.
arrow Serve warm or cold.
arrow Add a dash of hot sauce.
arrow Use olive oil and lemon juice in place of mayo and yogurt.

Hawaiian Carrot Salad

Ingredients: carrot pineapple
  • 4 Cups shredded carrots
  • large can pineapple tidbits in juice, drain and save juice*
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup almonds, cashews or peanuts (add right before serving)

Place shredded carrots, pineapple, raisins and coconut in serving bowl. In a glass or measuring cup stir together mayonnaise and pineapple juice*. Pour over carrot salad and chill. Before serving add nuts.

Carrot Pineapple Salad

  • 1 Cup grated carrot
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 Cup canned pineapple
Mix all ingredients together. Tastes better if served chilled.

Cucumber, Carrot & Sprouted Mung Bean Salad

by Aparna S. (San Diego)
Kids love this simple carrot salad recipe. Its colorful & crunchy.
At the same time, its extremely healthy & a rich source of Vitamin A, C, fiber & antioxidants.
Kids could also help you make this salad.
Its my own creation. I would be happy if you could also try it & let me know your feedback.
Thank you.
  • 1 Cup sprouted mung beans
  • 1 Cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 Cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds(optional)
  • 1 table spoon Top Ramen noodles, crushed (or any noodles)
  • ½ tea spoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • ½ teaspoon olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
In a big bowl, mix sprouted mung, cucumber, carrot, ginger, cilantro, pomegranate seeds & lemon juice.
Add salt & pepper to taste.
Mix well & keep aside.
Now roast the noodles along with sesame seeds.
Add this roasted mixture in the bowl and mix together.
At last add olive oil.
Mix well & the salad is ready to eat.

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