Flavored with English mustard, lemon juice and honey, this zesty carrot salad makes a great side dish.

A serving bowl of carrot salad garnished with parsley.

This tasty carrot salad gets its pungent flavor from English mustard, a spicy blend of both brown and white mustard seeds.

It’s a great ingredient to have on hand as its flavor is a wonderful complement to naturally sweet foods like carrots, sweet potatoes, and winter squash.

Spicy Carrot Salad

Spicy Carrot Salad

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Flavored with English mustard, a little lemon juice and some honey, this zesty carrot salad makes a great side dish to serve with a wide variety of entrées.


  • 1 lb carrots, finely shredded
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon English mustard (Colman's)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons parsley


  1. Whisk the vegetable oil, lemon juice, mustard and honey together in the bottom of a large mixing bowl. Add the carrots and parsley, toss to combine and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Set aside for 45 to 60 minutes, tossing every so often to ensure even flavor. Drain any excess liquid that has accumulated and transfer to a serving bowl.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 80Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 123mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 2gSugar: 6gProtein: 1g

Note: Nutrition information is estimated and may vary from your actual results.