beet salad with carrot, ginger, raisin and almonds

July 23, 2014

Author Notes: Fresh grated beets, carrots, ginger and herbs - spring and summer in a salad!
(I used to get this salad for lunch from a shop in Rushcutters Bay, Australia 15 years ago. I'm not sure it's the same, but definitely inspired)
vanessa green

Serves: 4


  • 1 beet, peeled and grated
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and grated
  • 1/2 inch ginger, peeled and grated
  • handfull almonds, soaked and roasted, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup mint
In This Recipe


  1. Combine liquid ingredients in a bowl and whisk.
  2. Add all other ingredients (beets last as they color everything).
  3. Toss, serve, enjoy :)

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