Carrot and Ginger Salad

Carrot and Ginger Salad
July 1, 2017 blackginger
healthy pregnancy carrot and ginger salad

Wondering what to eat while pregnant for your prenatal vitamins? Try this delicious carrot and ginger salad for essential nutrient and a beta carotene hit!

Ooh we love this recipe! Carrots are the perfect source of beta-carotene, so important for your healthy pregnancy diet. Just one portion of this salad will give you more than the recommended daily amount to beta-caroten AND it’s teamed with fresh ginger to help combat pregnancy nausea!


4 large carrots coarsely grated
2 spring onions finely chopped
2 tbsp of sesame seeds
4 tsps of finely grated fresh root ginger
4 tbsps sunflower oil (rapeseed oil or peanut oil both work well too)
6 tbsps rice vinegar
3 tbsps soy sauce
2 tsps soft brown sugar
A few chives for garnish


  1. Toast the sesame seeds in a dry pan until golden brown.
  2. Mix the carrots, spring onions, sesame seeds and grated ginger in a bowl.
  3. Make the dressing by combining the oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce and sugar and stirring vigorously.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients, mix well and serve.
  5. Garnish with a few coarsely chopped chives

Serves 2-3

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