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Minted Carrot Ribbon Salad - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Minted Carrot Ribbon Salad - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Salad | Serves: 4

(245 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 102
Protein: 4 g
Carbs: 14 g
Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 94 mg
Fiber: 4 g

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This salad makes a beautiful presentation. Serve alongside your favorite grilled meat or enjoy as a snack.
Ingredients:
4 medium carrots
2 celery stalks
1 bunch green onions
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 cup peanuts, chopped
Directions:
1 Half fill a medium sized bowl with cold water and add about 4-5 ice cubes.
2 Using a potato peeler, peel the carrot skins and discard. Continue to pare off ribbons of carrot into the bowl of water from all 4 carrots.
3 Cut the celery into 2 inch lengths and then thinly slice lengthwise. Add to bowl of water.
4 Cut the green onions into 2 inch lengths and shred lengthwise. Add to bowl of water. Let vegetables stand in water for about 20 minutes until they curl up.
5 In a small bowl, combine lime juice, sugar, red pepper and mint. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
6 Drain vegetables and toss in a salad bowl with the dressing.
7 Arrange on salad plates, sprinkled with chopped peanuts.
8 ENJOY!

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