Roasted Carrot Salad

Madeleine Cocina
Roasted Carrot Salad


A hearty and filling meal that comes together in under 30 minutes, you better believe it! This salad features roasted carrots, balsamic vinegar, goat cheese, and parsley for a flavor-packed dish. A bed of crisp and delicate lettuce is the perfect base to make this salad into a meal. If you want a little more sustenance, serve this salad with a grilled chicken breast or some sauteed shrimp for a bit of lean protein.


5 carrots
1/2 cup parsley leaves
lettuce (sangria, cut into bite-sized pieces)
4 slices goat cheese (1/2 cm. thick)
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
ground black pepper


1Peel the carrots, cut lengthwise, then cut again to 3-millimeter strips. Roast on a griddle until slightly burned, 3 minutes on one side and 3 minutes on the other.
2Separately, mix the lettuce and parsley.
3For the dressing, mix all the ingredients, including salt and pepper to taste.
4To plate, place the carrots over the lettuce and pour the dressing on top.
5Heat the goat cheese on the griddle, 1 minute on each side. Place over the carrots and serve.
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