Carrot Salad

Carrot Salad | ChopChop


This easy salad is like a cross between a slaw and a pickle. It makes a nice, simple snack or side dish, but it’s also great in a sandwich or taco or on burger. 


Hands-on time: 15 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
Makes: 4 Servings

Kitchen Gear: 

Sharp knife (adult needed)
Cutting board
Box grater
Measuring cup
Measuring spoons


large carrots, scrubbed or peeled
The juice of one lime and grated zest of half a lime
1 teaspoon
1⁄2 cup
chopped fresh mint leaves
1⁄3 cup
roasted peanuts (if you like peanuts)
1⁄2 teaspoon


Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your kitchen gear and ingredients and put them on a clean counter.

  1. Grate the carrots on the large holes of the box grater.
  2. Stir in the lime juice and zest, honey, salt, mint, and peanuts. Taste the salad. Do you think it needs more lime? Mint? Honey? Salt? If so, add it, and taste again.
  3. Serve right away or store, covered in the refrigerator, up to 3 days.


Or else

  • Use lemon juice and zest instead of the lime juice and zest, or use vinegar.
  • Use parsley or cilantro instead of the mint, or use the fragrant leaves inside a bunch of celery.