Rainbow Carrot Salad

Rainbow Carrot Salad

Salad Vegetable Salads Carrot Salad

This carrot salad looks absolutely gorgeous and has a sweet, subtle flavor. It's hard to believe anything this simple can be so delicious. Shaving the carrots is a little messy, I admit, but the dish is well worth it.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 81
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 15m


  • 1 bunch rainbow carrots
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 green onions, sliced


  • 1   Using short strokes with a vegetable peeler, shave carrots into thin shavings about 2 inches long.
  • 2   Whisk olive oil, rice wine vinegar, lemon juice, and cumin together in a bowl; pour over carrots and toss gently with a rubber spatula. Season carrots with salt and pepper; sprinkle with green onions.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 4.8g 7%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg  
Sodium 93mg 4%
Potassium 324mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 9.7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
Protein 1g 2%
Sugars 5g  
Vitamin A 16089IU  
Vitamin C 7mg  
Calcium 36mg  
Iron 0mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 13mg  
Folate 22mcg