Shaved Carrot, Cucumber, and Sweet Onion Salad

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Shaved Carrot Cucumber and Sweet Onion SaladRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

A 5-minute soak in the vinaigrette softens the carrots slightly and removes a bit of the pungent bite from the onion.

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)


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1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 cups thinly shaved carrot
1 small Vidalia onion, very thinly vertically sliced
1 1/2 cups thinly shaved cucumber
1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves


1. Combine vinegar, oil, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add carrot and onion; toss to coat. Let stand 5 minutes. Add cucumber and parsley to bowl; toss to coat.

Created date

April 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 86
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 3.8 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 164 mg
Calcium 49 mg
Sugars 4 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g