Asian Turnip & Carrot Salad

Total cooking time: 15 minutes


  • 2 medium carrots, grated or spiralized

  • 1 turnip, grated or spiralized

  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice

  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tsp sesame seed oil

  • 1 tsp raw honey (Try: Tomten Beeworks Raw Liquid Honey)

  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (Try: The Spice Alliance's Cayenne Pepper)

  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped

  • Sea salt to taste

  • Black sesame seeds, for garnish



  1. Combine the grated carrots and turnip in a large bowl.

  2. In another bowl, combine the lime juice, olive oil, sesame oil, honey, and cayenne pepper and whisk together to make the vinaigrette.

  3. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the carrots and turnip and toss to coat.

  4. Add sea salt to taste.

  5. Cover and marinate for about 2 hours.

  6. Sprinkle with cilantro and black sesame seeds prior to serving.



This is one of my favorites! The lime juice, sesame seed oil, honey vinaigrette and cilantro are what make this salad. Bright and refreshing for the Spring days to come.

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