Grated Carrot Salad

This is a French bistro classic—simple to prepare, and perfect as a light side dish.

Grated Carrot Salad Grated Carrot Salad
This traditional French salad is light, crunchy, and delightfully sweet.
Yield: serves 2


  • 1 tsp. dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 5 tsp. peanut oil
  • 5 medium carrots, peeled, trimmed and grated
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Whisk together mustard, lemon juice, and peanut oil in a bowl. Add carrots, and salt and pepper to taste. Toss well.
  2. Serve garnished with bibb lettuce, tomato wedges, and parsley.