Apple, carrot and sesame seed salad

Apple, carrot and sesame seed salad


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About this recipe: This salad is a delightful addition to your office lunch rotation. It's also a very nice side dish for pork chops or gammon.

Alli Shircliff

Serves: 6 

  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 220g grated carrots
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and grated or shredded
  • 30g chopped fresh parsley
  • Dressing
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons safflower oil

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Heat a frying pan over medium heat; pour sesame seeds into the hot pan. Cook, stirring often, until sesame seeds are lightly browned and fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Mix carrots, apple, toasted sesame seeds and parsley together in a bowl.
  3. Whisk lemon juice, vinegar, sugar, garlic, salt and pepper together in a separate bowl; slowly drizzle safflower oil into lemon juice mixture while continuing to whisk. Pour dressing over carrot mixture; toss to coat.

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