Spicy, fresh, crunchy and creamy at the same time, delicious tastes the Russian carrot salad. It is made of fresh carrots, contains many vitamins and also goes vegan. You can serve the salad with garlic as a main dish with a side dish, as a cold appetizer or as a snack. Besides, for its preparation you need only 3 ingredients and about 15 minutes of time. You can find a detailed recipe for the Russian carrot salad with exact quantities and step-by-step instructions here at the very bottom.
With sour cream, mayonnaise, or a mixture thereof
Many Russian salads are made with sour cream or mayonnaise. Depending on your taste, everyone chooses their own here. It’s the same with this carrot salad with garlic. You can make it either with mayonnaise or with sour cream. I always alternate. For me, the salad is delicious with both sour cream and mayonnaise. If you can’t decide between the two ingredients, why not try the salad with a mixture of mayonnaise and sour cream.
Russian carrot salad vegan
Very simple goes the Russian carrot salad with garlic vegan. Use vegan mayonnaise without egg. Homemade tastes best of course.
Russian carrot salad: this is how you serve it
You can serve the salad with a side dish. For example, mashed potatoes go very well with it. But the salad is also delicious with bread. With a side dish it passes as a main meal for lunch or dinner. With a piece of bread the salad is perfect as a cold appetizer.
Delicious as bread spread
By the way, the raw carrot salad with garlic is delicious on bread, for example, on freshly baked baguette. So it passes as a snack between meals or as an appetizer. Spread some salad on baguette cut into pieces, sprinkle it with black sesame seeds and put some of fresh herbs on it. You have an ideal party food or a delicious appetizer for a celebration.
Mild or even spicier?
With the amount of garlic given in the recipe below, the Russian carrot salad tastes pretty spicy. If you prefer it a little milder, use less garlic for it. Do you still want the salad to be spicier? Then you can add more garlic.
Russian carrot salad is
healthy – made with raw carrots,
vegan – if made with vegan mayonnaise,
also perfect as a bread spread
ideal as a main course, appetizer or snack,
also suitable as party food,
easy and quick to make with 3 ingredients.
Quick carrot salad recipe with 3 ingredients
Very simple is this salad recipe, so you can make the salad yourself in a flash. Here you can get a rough idea of how the preparation goes, and what you need for it. You can find the exact quantities and step-by-step instructions on how to make the Russian carrot salad here below in the box recipe.
You only need
raw carrots – cleaned and finely grated,
garlic – peeled and crushed,
mayonnaise, sour cream or a mixture of the two ingredients,
salt and black pepper to taste.
Russian carrot salad: here’s how you make it (Check out the detailed recipe at the bottom.)
You simply mix carrots, garlic and mayonnaise or sour cream together and season the salad with salt and pepper. Done!
Russian carrot salad with garlic: with these tips and tricks you can make it
You can adjust the amount of garlic to taste, depending on how spicy you like the salad.
Alternatively, you can coarsely grate carrots if you like the salad crunchier.
The salad is also delicious on bread.
Did you make the Russian carrot salad according to this recipe? I’m looking forward to your result, your star rating and your comment here below on how you succeeded and tasted the raw salad with garlic.
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Spicy, fresh, crunchy and creamy at the same time, delicious tastes the Russian carrot salad. It is made of fresh carrots, contains many vitamins and also goes vegan. You can serve the salad with garlic as a main dish with a side dish, as a cold appetizer or as a snack. Besides, according to this recipe, for its preparation you need only 3 ingredients and about 15 minutes of time.