Recipes and Cooking Evolution Carrot Salad 5.0 (3) By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 1, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 30 mins Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 large carrots, peeled and thinly chopped as desired A few sprigs of fresh mint, leaves picked and finely chopped A few sprigs of fresh cilantro, leaves picked and finely chopped A few fresh chives, finely chopped (optional) Sea salt freshly ground black pepper 6 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ½ of a lemon A good handful of mixed seeds such as sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and/or poppy seeds 2 - 3 small clementines Crispy flatbread, pappadams, or crackers Directions Place the carrots in a bowl. Add the chopped herbs and a pinch of salt and pepper. Toss together well. Pour in the extra virgin olive oil, squeeze in the juice from the lemon half, and toss again so everything is well coated. Place the mixed seeds in a hot, dry frying pan. Toss and toast them for a minute. Once toasted, sprinkle the seeds on the salad. Peel 2 or 3 small clementines and cut into thick slices. Either toss them into your salad or lay a few slices on a serving platter and pile the salad on top. Break the flatbread into small pieces. Toss into the salad or sprinkle over the top. Makes 6 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 188 Calories 17g Fat 10g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 188 % Daily Value * Total Fat 17g 22% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Sodium 120mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 10g 4% Total Sugars 4g Protein 2g Vitamin C 15.4mg 77% Calcium 30.3mg 2% Iron 0.7mg 4% Potassium 267mg 6% Folate, total 28.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.