Saturday, 14 May 2011

Carrot Salad GF SCD

Close up of Carrot Salad

Carrots are nutritional heroes,a great source of Vitamin A as well as Vitamins B1, B2, B6, C and K in addition to potassium, phosphorous and magnesium. They also taste good! But don't eat too many or you will literally turn orange!

Carrot Salad in a glass bowl

Carrot Salad GF SCD

1lb carrots
2 red apples
3" piece of cucumber
1 lemon
90 ml SCD yogurt or non dairy yogurt
80g raisins
50g pumpkin seeds
2 tblsp or more chopped parsley
1 tablsp honey or vegan alternative
salt & pepper
chopped chives (optional)

  • Wash and peel the carrots and grate by hand or in a food processor.
  • Wash and core the apple and grate by hand or in the food processor.
  • Squeeze the lemon and pour onto the grated carrots and apple.
  • Chop the cucumber into cubes then tip into a bowl with the carrots and apples.
  • Mix well then stir in the yogurt and honey.
  • Heat a frying pan on a medium heat and pour in the pumpkin seeds. Toast for about a minute or two until they pop and start to go brown then cool.
  • Pour the pumpkin seeds and raisins into the salad with the parsley and stir well.
  • Season well with salt and pepper and sprinkle with some chopped chives.
  • Chill before serving.