Beauty Salads, Vegetables

Curry Tri-Color Carrot Salad

IMG_5097Very similar to the Carrot Salad with Mint and Granny Smith Apples, but with a curry twist.

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Ingredients:

  • 3-4 tri-color carrots (sold at Trader Joe’s), grated
  • 1 jazz apple, grated
  • 1 bunch green onion, chopped
  • a handful of sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • salt & pepper

Salad: mix carrots, apple, onions, and almonds together.

Dressing: mix mayo, milk, curry powder, and ground cumin. Salt and pepper to taste.

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Mom’s Salad, Basic

I’ve just recently realized that my mom has some pretty unique and inspiring recipes.  One of which is a classic that I’m sharing with you here:

mom's salad

Ingredients:

Salad

  • romaine lettuce
  • jazz apple
  • celery
  • walnuts
  • fresh dill (optional, and not always present)

Salad Dressing (measurements are more like guidelines)

  • ~1/2 cup Simply Lemonade brand lemonade
  • ~3-4 tbsp olive oil
  • ~1/4  tsp ground cumin (optional)

*in the picture you will notice a piece of broiled steak which, though not part of the salad, always accompanies any meal at my mom’s house.

This is usually a lunchtime salad; a dinnertime salad would have many more exotic ingredients like tarragon or some kind of tiny leek that I don’t know the name of and you can only find at the Persian store. More to come on that…

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