Grated vegetable salad

Even though the weather hasn’t been great, I still find that most evenings I just want a tasty salad for dinner. They are so quick and easy to make and involve little or no preparation.  I came up with this the other day for dinner. Courgettes are an excellent source of Manganese and Vitamin C, great for keeping those summer colds away.

Grated vegetable salad

Grated vegetable salad


  • 2 carrots or 3 baby carrots
  • 3 small courgettes
  • 1 apple
  • 1 tin of black beans
  • Dressing - 30mls extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper


  1. Grate the carrots, courgettes and apples into a big bowl.
  2. Make dressing by mixing ingredients together. Pour over grated vegetables.
  3. Drain the tin of black beans and wash well.
  4. Add to rest of the salad and toss well. Serve immediately.
  5. Wheat free, gluten free, sugar free, dairy free

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