Dinner | Salad

Shaved Carrot and Apple Spring Salad

Get ready for a plate of springtime flavor with divine, fresh salad! Fresh carrots, apples, shallot, Gorgonzola cheese, golden raisins, pistachios, and parsley are tossed in a blend of extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, maple syrup, salt, and pepper. An easy and delicious way to welcome the arrival of spring!
May 17, 2023
By Kayley McCabe


  • 4 Large Carrots, peeled
  • 2 Apples (tart variety), core removed
  • 1 Shallot, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Gorgonzola Cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup Pistachios, toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Golden Raisins
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Juice of half a Lemon
  • 1 tablespoon Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground pepper


  1. Using a peeler, shave the carrots lengthwise and add to a large bowl.
  2. Slice the apples into 1/4” thick sticks and add to the carrots in the bowl.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl and toss everything together until well combined.
  4. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or eat right away
  5. Enjoy!

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