carrot salad

Carrot Salad

carrot saladThis Jamie Oliver carrot salad is delicious, nutritious, crunchy, quick and easy to make. Carrots are packed with health-promoting beta carotene, they promote good vision, especially night vision, and help combat health-damaging free radical activity.


  • a handful of flaked almonds
  • 5 or 6 carrots
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • a bunch of fresh coriander
  • a 2cm piece of fresh ginger
  • 1 lemon


1. Toast the almonds in a small pan on a medium heat, tossing occasionally until golden. Tip into a small bowl.

2. Wash and trim the carrots. Grate them in a food processor (or by hand) add to serving bowl.

3. Add the chilli (stalks and seeds removed).

4. Remove the coriander leaves of a bunch of coriander.

5. Finely grate the ginger and add.

6. Drizzle a lug of extra virgin olive oil over the salad and add a pinch of salt. Finely grate in a little lemon zest, then add a good squeeze of lemon juice. Toss well.

7. Sprinkle over the toasted almonds and take to the table.

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