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How To Use Your Box Grater To Make Better Salads

The power in the vegetable is all in the way you shred it.


Yes, that bulky metal tool you reserve for shredding cheese is actually the superpower you’ve been seeking for next-level lunches. Here are some of our favorites, including ones from our new cookbook, Power Vegetables!

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Ritu’s Grated Carrot Salad

So good, there will rarely be leftovers.

Tomato Vinaigrette

Just the dressing you need to mix up your salad routine.


A staple in your arsenal, made easy with a box grater.

Box Grater Daikon with XO sauce

This sauce would also be great tossed into a pile of cold noodles!

Celery Root, Fennel, and Parsley Salad

A secret to strong salad-making is a substantial quantity of fresh herbs.

Off-Brand Horsey Sauce

Punchy and great with steak.

Grated Thai Salad

A simplified take on an Andy Ricker classic.

Cucumber-Yogurt Dressing

Inspired by the Indian condiment raita.

Marinated Carrot Salad

Grated carrots make a great salad.

Shaved Zucchini with Tofu Vinaigrette

To be made with the slicing side of a box grater.

Celery Root Remoulade

The French-bistro classic, just grated.

Fergus Salad

One of the best salads of all time.