Asparagus & Heirloom Carrot Salad

Cooking Times

Ready in: 15 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Serves: 6


  • 1 cup Cal-Organic Rainbow Shredded Carrots
  • 1/4 chopped Cal-Organic Italian Parsley
  • 3 cups, cut into 2 inch pieces before blanching asparagus
  • 1/4 chopped mint
  • 1/2 tsp. chunky, cracked pepper
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1 juice of lemon
  • 1/3 cup avocado oil
  • to taste salt


  1. Prepare ingredients.
  2. Blanch asparagus.
  3. Mix and enjoy!

Recipe and image from our e-book Back to Our Roots

Tips for storing carrots

  • 1

    Store carrots in a resealable plastic bag or other airtight container.

  • 2
    Shelf Life

    To extend the shelf life of your carrots, you can place a damp paper towel in the bag or container, but avoid storing carrots in water as it will soften their texture.

  • 3

    Carrots should be stored in the refrigerator between 34 and 36 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • 4
    Avoid Ethylene

    Avoid storing carrots near ethylene-producing fruits and vegetables, such as apples or pears.

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