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Herbed Lemon Carrot Salad

  • Author: Katherine and Eddie D’Costa
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 8 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Want to try a fresh and vibrant twist on traditional salad? This crunchy lemony carrot version explodes with sweet tarragon and parsley.



  • 4 large carrots, grated (about 4 cups) 
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 Club Crackers or other butter crackers, crumbled (optional)


  1. Place grated carrots in a large bowl. Add lemon zest and juice, and set aside for 2 minutes.
  2. Add parsley, tarragon, salt, and black pepper. Fold to incorporate. Set aside for 1 minute.
  3. Fold in olive oil until completely incorporated.
  4. Divide into four bowls. Sprinkle a generous amount of crumbled crackers over each serving, if using. Serve immediately.

  • Category: Salad
  • Method: No-Cook
  • Cuisine: Side Dish

Keywords: carrot, tarragon, parsley, lemon, olive oil