Simple Carrot Salad

Carrot Salad is such an easy and beautiful side dish! We all need a some bright color at dinner, don’t we?

Simple Carrot Salad

10 small- medium sized organic carrots
1/2 cup organic raisins
1/2 cup mayonnaise (click here to find out how to make your own mayo!)

Wash and grate carrots. (I use this grater to grate my carrots, but a food processor or hand grater works just as well.) Add raisins and mayo and mix until combined. Serve chilled.

Make approximately 4 cups of salad.

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About the author, Rachel

Hi there! I’m the Joyful Space Specialist. it’s my desire help others create a joyful space of their own and enjoy their time spent at home.


  1. Rozy Lass on 01/05/2013 at 1:57 AM

    My mother made this several times a week. Thanks for reminding me of a great simple salad, especially good for winter.

  2. Tanja from Minimalist Packrat on 01/16/2013 at 6:10 PM

    Hi Rachel,

    I splurged and got myself a food processor a few months ago and I have been making a salad similar to this ever since. Mine is similar to yours, the main difference being that I use veganaise instead of mayonnaise, and I throw in some chopped nuts and shredded zuchinni too. It’s been easy to take to work for lunch!


  3. Anonymous on 05/22/2013 at 3:10 PM

    if you aren’t a raisin fan, what would you substitute them with?

    • Rachel on 05/22/2013 at 11:33 PM

      Any other dried fruit that you enjoy eating would probably be good. Let me know what you end up using and how you like it!

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