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Carrots at Driftless Organics

Grated Beet and Carrot Salad

Beets, which are rich in folic acid and vitamin C, are the primary ingredient of this Grated Beet and Carrot Salad.

Grated Beet and Carrot Salad


  • 1 large raw beet, coarsely grated
  • 1 large carrot, coarsely grated
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger root, finely grated
  • 2 Tbsp. oil (canola, vegetable, sunflower, peanut, etc.)
  • 3 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced salt & pepper to taste
  • ¼ c. minced red onion
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro, finely chopped (optional)
  • 6 lettuce leaves


  1. Place beets & carrots in separate bowls.
  2. Combine ginger, oil, vinegar, & garlic.
  3. Toss beets with half of the dressing & add salt & pepper.
  4. Mix together the red onion, carrots, cilantro (if using), & the remaining dressing with salt & pepper.
  5. Arrange the lettuce on a platter, mound the carrots & beets artfully on top of them & serve.

This recipe brought to you by Driftless Organics, certified organic produce since 1993. Find our produce at Whole Foods Market and most of the food co-ops throughout the midwest!

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