Many of us associate pesto just with pasta and that’s so wrong! Pesto can go in anything and since I had tons of fresh vegetables in my house, I decided to use some of the left-over coriander pesto to make a nice and healthy salad. It didn’t take even 20 minutes and a refreshing dinner was ready!
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Resting time: 15 minutes
- 6 organic carrots
- 2 cups (500ml) of organic coriander
- 1/4 cup (62.5ml) of olive oil
- 1/2 cup (125ml) of organic walnuts
- 2 organic garlic cloves
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Salt and pepper
- 1/2 cup (125ml) of organic raisins
- Shred you carrots and put them in a salad bowl.
- In a food processor, pulse the coriander, the garlic, the walnuts and gradually add the oil until it gets smooth.
- Combine your pesto to the carrots and add the lemon, the raisins, the salt and the pepper.
- Let it rest for about 15-20 minutes if you can so all the flavour can blend well.
- Coriander pesto carrot salad
What do our readers say about this recipe?
“Loved it! I think it is better than the pesto i used to use. Thanks so much for sharing this great salad. It was so simple to make and delicious.”
“This is my new favorite salad. I used the coriander pesto in this recipe and loved the result so much, i love how it tasted like pesto, but not packed with crazy amounts of garlic like other recipes.”
“I always like it when i find out about a great recipe that doesn’t require a lot of work and this is one of those. It is easy and quick to make, and it makes a fresh and delicious salad.”
“This recipe turned out very tasty. The salad was fresh with the lemon and carrot, which made it very light. The pesto was very flavorful.”
“Made this salad last night and it was a hit with my husband. He said that this was the best pesto salad he’s ever tasted!!”
“Tastes great, no effort.”
“This salad is soooo yummy I’m looking forward to making it again and again! The flavour of the walnuts is really delicious combined with the carrot, lemon and raisins.”
“I was thinking about what to make for dinner and decided to try out this coriander pesto carrots recipe. I love salads, which can be made quickly and easily, and this recipe really fits the bill. This salad is great for a light meal because it’s full of leafy greens like lettuce or spinach. The walnuts add a nice texture that compliments the other flavors in the salad.you can so all the flavour can blend well.”
“This salad is so good I have been waiting to eat it regularly. The texture of the nuts and carrots is great, with a nutty flavour from the walnuts.”
“I really enjoy this recipe, it’s very easy and quick to make!”
“it’s very Yummy thanks for sharing”
“Made this and it was good. I loved the coriander and walnuts together.”
“the taste is delicious and i love how easy it is to make.”
“This salad is gorgeous! So simple, simple to make and very tasty. You’ve got me hooked now.”
“Great recipe! What a fresh combination of ingredients. Pesto is such a versatile thing to have at home and this recipe just proves that.”
“A super healthy and tasty recipe to make for dinner, love it!!”
“This was a very tasty salad. The combination of ingredients made for a wonderfully fresh taste.”