Cucumber and Carrot Salad

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This recipe comes from the book "Cuisiner pour vaincre la douleur et l'inflammation chronique", de Jacqueline Lagacé, Ph.D., Éditions FIDES, 2011


1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 23 mL
1 tbsp wine vinegar. white 15 mL
1 onions, finely chopped 200 g
1 1/2 tbsp Italian parsley, fresh, finely chopped 8 g
1 cucumbers, medium size, English, grated 260 g
1 carrots, grated 100 g
1 pinch salt [optional] 0.2 g
ground pepper to taste [optional]
1 1/2 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped 3 g


  1. Mix oil and vinegar in a bowl. Add onion and parsley.
  2. Put the grated cucumber in a sieve and press to remove excess water. Pat dry.
  3. Add the cucumber and carrot to the onion-parsley bowl and mix. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. This mixture can be chilled for a few hours in the refrigerator if you want to prepare the salad in advance. Bring back to room temperature before serving. Garnish with fresh coriander.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (260 g)


% Daily Value




11 g

17 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

8 %


0 mg


40 mg

2 %


17 g

6 %


3 g

13 %


8 g

Net Carbs

14 g


2 g

Vitamin A

59 %

Vitamin C

24 %


5 %


6 %


This recipe is :
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy
Excellent source of  :
Vitamin A, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Folacin, Potassium, Vitamin E
Source of  :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Zinc
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables 3
Fats 2

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