French Carrot Salad
This classic French carrot salad is a fresh, 2 ingredient salad tossed with lemon Dijon dressing. A versatile side you'll make all season!
French carrot salad, or carottes râpées (grated carrots,) is a salad you’ll see all over France, in every little café or bistro. It’s sold prepackaged in markets, and featured prominently in shop windows ~ this salad is popular! It’s served alongside just about everything, and is so chic, so elegant, and so easy to make. It may have come to France via Morocco, where they make a classic carrot salad with lemon and cumin, similar to this one.
- 1 lb carrots, peeled and shredded
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley, lightly packed
- 3 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 tsp honey
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1/4 tsp ground cumin
- 1 pinch salt, more/less, to taste