Honeyed carrot salad

Prep: 12 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 8
Gordon Ramsay's carrot salad is the perfect accompaniment to your Boxing Day feast.

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal131
  • fat10g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs9g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre2g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.04g
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  • 500g medium carrots, thinly sliced



    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • juice 1 lemon



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 4 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 head chicory, leaves roughly torn



    Also known as endive, chicory is a forced crop, grown in complete darkness, which accounts for…

  • 100g bag rocket



    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • 50g pine nuts, toasted


  1. Blanch the carrot in boiling water for 2 mins, then drain and cool. Whisk together the honey, lemon and oil and season to taste. To serve, toss the carrots in a bowl with the chicory and rocket. Pour the dressing over, toss well. Pile in a serving bowl, scatter with pinenuts.

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Comments (3)

lurvlyloz's picture

Used a bag of mixed spring Salad. very nice & as already commented the sauce makes the dish.

theedda's picture

Be sure to get the dressing right and this recipe will make itself. The pine nuts are an indispensable addition.

minoumouse2's picture

I made this to accompany Gordon Ramsay's baked gammon recipe. I was a little dubious about using the carrots but their sweetness along with the dressing was lovely and they still had some bite to them. I added some fresh tarragon to the dressing and used an assortment of salad leaves instead of the rocket.

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