Shredded Apple Carrot Salad Recipe -
Shredded Apple Carrot Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Shredded Apple Carrot Salad

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"This shredded carrot and apple salad is a delightful addition to your summer lunch."

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  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat; pour sesame seeds into the hot skillet. Cook, stirring often, until sesame seeds are lightly browned and fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Mix carrots, apple, toasted sesame seeds, and parsley together in a bowl.
  3. Whisk lemon juice, vinegar, sugar, garlic, salt, and pepper together in a separate bowl; slowly drizzle safflower oil into lemon juice mixture while continuing to whisk. Pour dressing over carrot mixture; toss to coat.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 5 mins
  • READY IN 20 mins

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Jun 29, 2013

When eating pepper and garlic in an apple salad, this takes some getting used to! I liked this because it was not sweet, and the tang of the lemon and vinegar came out! I didn't have parsley, so used a bit of green pepper for an accent color. When pumpkins are in season, this will be wonderful to replace the carrots with pumpkin! This is a great recipe! Thanks!

Oct 01, 2013

super super super awesome!! the sesame seeds add a great touch to the salad!! loved it!


6 Ratings

Sep 27, 2013

I didn't have fresh parsley, so I used about 1 T of fresh chopped cilantro. I also used olive oil. Other than those two substitutions, I followed the recipe. My husband and I thought the salad was delicious. It is good with or without the sesame seeds. I tasted the salad before I added them, and I think I liked it better. My husband likes it with them--it adds an Asian zing--so you can't go wrong either way. I will be making this salad often.

Mar 22, 2014

Yummy & tangy. A great side dish. The only change that I made was that I did not have any safflower oil handy; used olive oil instead.

Jan 24, 2014

Tried it today exactly as the recipe went - with both vinegar, granny smith and lemon it was a little heavy on the acids for my taste. Next time I'll try some sweet apple and half the lemon or vinegar to see how I like it. The recipe is well worth trying just to be amazed of how much punch the tiny tiny sesame seeds contributes tho ;D I was very surprised, and pleasantly so. Remember to roast them for the full experience!

Jul 02, 2013

Delicious! I was pleasantly surprised. Big improvement over the usual super sweet varieties.


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  • Calories
  • 97 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 6.2 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 417 mg
  • 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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