Carrot Walnut Salad, Vegan

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Recipe: #38309

March 07, 2022


Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (50.2 g)
  • Calories 187.9
  • Total Fat - 12 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 22 mg
  • Sodium - 383.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 10.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.9 g
  • Sugars - 6.7 g
  • Protein - 11.1 g
  • Calcium - 290.8 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Toss all together

Step 2



No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Choose carrots that are firm and bright in color for the best flavor.
  • Toasting the walnuts for a few minutes before adding them to the salad will bring out their flavor.

  • Substitute raisins for dried cranberries: This substitution provides a tart flavor to the salad that the raisins do not, as well as a more vibrant color.
  • Substitute walnuts for slivered almonds: This substitution provides a crunchier texture to the salad, as well as a nutty flavor.

Citrus Walnut Salad Toss together 3 grated carrots, 1/2 cup raisins, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 2 tablespoons minced green onion, 2 tablespoons minced green bell pepper, 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, and 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice. Chill before serving.

Roasted Asparagus: Roasted asparagus is a great side dish to serve with this vegan carrot walnut salad. The earthy flavor of the asparagus pairs nicely with the sweetness of the carrots and raisins, and the crunch of the walnuts. Roasting the asparagus also adds a nice smoky flavor that complements the salad nicely.

Garlic Roasted Potatoes: Garlic roasted potatoes are a great side dish to serve with this vegan carrot walnut salad. The potatoes have a savory flavor that complements the sweetness of the carrots and raisins, and the crunch of the walnuts. The garlic adds an extra layer of flavor that brings out the flavors of the salad. Roasting the potatoes also adds a nice smoky flavor that pairs nicely with the salad.


Q: Can I use a different type of vinegar?

A: Yes, you can use a different type of vinegar such as white wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar.

Q: Can I use other types of oil?

A: Yes, you can use other types of oil such as olive oil, avocado oil, or coconut oil.

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Fun facts:

FUN FACT 1: Carrots have been enjoyed since ancient times. They were first cultivated by the Greeks and Romans, and were popularized in Europe by the 16th century.

FUN FACT 2: The addition of walnuts to this recipe adds a crunchy texture and a nutty flavor. Walnuts are a favorite of celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, who often adds them to her salads.