Spiced Carrot Salad

Root veggies make an excellent, hearty base for these fritters. These can get a little messy, but they are worth it! You may want to double this recipe, as we can almost guarantee they’ll get eaten pretty quick.

Spiced Carrot Salad

Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, dinner, Side Dish


  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ cup raisins can substitute chopped grapes
  • 4-5 cups carrots grated on a box grater or food processor (or about 1 lb or one bunch of carrots)
  • ½ cup parsley or cilantro chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup almonds chopped

Spice Blend

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika regular or smoked
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ⅛-¼ teaspoon cayenne more or less depending on spice preference


  • In a small bowl, add raisins and lemon juice, and mix. Allow raisins to sit and plump up for about 5-10 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, add all other ingredients. Mix well.


  • Once you have added all spices and mixed well, taste the dish. If you think it could use more spices, go for it!
  • You can make this dish in advance, and keep it in the fridge. The flavors actually get better the longer they sit together!

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