Appetizers, Petit Bites, Salads, Sides, Vegetables

Carrot Salad with Mint and Granny Smith Apples

carrot salad

Ingredients (for 2-3 servings):

  • 3 carrots, grated
  • 1 granny smith apple, diced
  • 3-4 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • salt
  • handful of roasted pepitas (optional)

Method:

  1. Thin the mayo with milk and stir in cumin.
  2. Mix carrots, apple, mint (and pepitas) in a bowl with the mayo mixture.
  3. Add salt to taste.
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Mung Bean Salad

Cook mung beans (boil in water for 30-40 minutes).  drain.

Toss with: chopped green onions, thinly sliced green cabbage.

Drizzle with: lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper.

Alterations:

  1. sub mung beans for french green lentils
  2. sub flat-leaf parsley and red onion for green onions
  3. add chopped cabbage, matchstick carrots, matchstick red bell pepper
  4. add ground cumin

Eat with  roasted chicken and Moroccan Roasted Cauliflower.

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