French Carrot Salad
This French carrot salad recipe is simple and fresh! You’ll need carrots, olive oil, lemon, honey, cumin, parsley and chives. Chickpeas are optional but recommended. Recipe yields 4 servings.
1 pound carrots, peeled
2 tablespoons finely snipped chives or chopped green onion
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
Optional: 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained, or 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
½ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon fine sea salt
To prepare the carrots: You can grate them on the large holes of a box grater, or use short strokes with a julienne peeler, or process them in a food processor fitted with a grating attachment. You’ll end up with about 3 cups grated carrots.
Place the carrots in a medium serving bowl. Add the chives, parsley and optional chickpeas to the bowl.
To make the dressing, whisk all the ingredients together in a small bowl until completely blende