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HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE CARROT SALAD

This easy shredded carrot salad might be your new go-to short salad. It’s so smooth to throw collectively with minimal components and a killer French dressing- that is a total winner!

SIMPLE SHREDDED CARROT SALAD
While my women were toddlers, i used to be enthusiastic about feeding youngsters. I pureed every possible vegetable and had such a blast coaching them approximately all of the exceptional flavors. And while they’re still pretty precise eaters, the inevitable happened: they got a bit picky. And whilst in comparison to many children, they’re not too horrific, they’re nevertheless kids and that they love to say their independence, particularly at the table.

HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE CARROT SALAD
HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE CARROT SALAD

I examine a e-book approximately feeding kids in France, that become amazing interesting. one of the dishes that stored coming up was a fantastic simple salad of shredded carrots. normally they’d blend up a brief French dressing to dress it, and give it to children to revel in while getting ready the rest of the meal.

I’m kind of in love with this concept, although sadly, my kids aren’t massive fans of raw carrots (and you can guess i will continue to attempt getting them into carrots!). but I needed to strive making a carrot salad recipe, as it sounded so darn scrumptious to me! The fantastic factor is, you could throw this salad together and serve it to the entire family. It’s simple sufficient that (most) children will find it irresistible, in particular for the reason that carrots are shredded. but it’s additionally sophisticated enough that you can serve it as a lovely starter or side dish for adults.

HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE CARROT SALAD

INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 cups shredded carrots (a little less than 2 pounds, depending on thickness)
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced (around 3/4 cup)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons white wine vinegar (you can also use red wine vinegar)
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon prepared Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Herbes de Provence

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Place shredded carrots and sliced green onions into a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. In a smaller bowl, whisk oil, vinegar, maple syrup, mustard, salt, pepper and Herbes de Provence until well combined.
  3. Toss salad in half the dressing. If making in advance cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. When ready to serve, toss with remaining dressing.

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