Carrot And Currant Salad

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4 to 6 as a side dish

Carrot And Currant Salad

Illustrated by: Tree Abraham, Meryl Hulse

Fresh garden carrots, sweet apples, and tart currants are complemented by the tangy-sweet flavours of mustard and honey. This is a delightful hang-on-to-summer salad to enjoy anytime! This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and vegetarian.


  • 3 cups grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup fresh currant
  • 1 large apple , coed, peeled, and finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp orange juice
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp whole-gain mustard
  • salt and pepper , to taste


  1. Combine the carrots, currants, and apple in a large bowl.
  2. Mix the orange juice, the honey, the mustard, and the salt and pepper in a small bowl. Add the orange juice and honey mixture to the carrots and currants and apple and mix thoroughly.
  3. Keep any leftovers in the refrigerator and eat within a day.


From The Little Prairie Book of Berries, copyright © 2021 Sheryl Normandeau. Reprinted with permission of TouchWood Editions.