Organic-Heirloom-Carrot-Salad

This is a delicious, healthy and easy recipe that is perfect for a brunch, summer bbq, or served as a simple salad with dinner. The sweet raisins give it a nice twist and pop kids love. You can even make this in bulk and enjoy it for lunch and or dinner throughout the week. To maximize flavors, make this a day ahead.

Ingredients

4 large heirloom carrots (shop your local farmers market), or carrot of choice
1/2 cup of raisins
1 – 1″ piece of ginger root, peeled and grated
2 teaspoons of lemon zest
1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon of salt
1/2 cup of crème fraiche
pepper

Method

Peel and cut carrots into batons about 2 inches long and 1/4 inch square.

Whisk together ginger root, lemon zest and juice, salt, pepper and crème fraiche. Toss with carrots and raisins, taste and adjust seasonings. Chill and serve.

Note: Because you follow an organic lifestyle, OrganicAuthority.com recommends using certified organic ingredients, when available, in all of our healthy recipes to maximize flavors and nutrition while minimizing your risk of exposure to pesticides, chemicals and preservatives.