Grated Carrots

Carottes Râpées

Preparation info

  • Makes

    6

    Side-Dish
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

  • About

Before I ever tasted my first plate of crudités, I had encountered grated carrots, tossed in salads with raw sunflower seeds and lots of alfalfa sprouts, in American health food restaurants.

Frankly, the carrots always seemed to me more appropriate as rabbit food than as part of a salad. As I later found out, there’s more to grating a carrot than most people think. If the carrots are grated too coarsely, they’ll take forever to chew, for man or rabbit, and if the carrots are grated