Your Carrot Salad Will Never be the Same with This Nutty Ginger Dressing

Your Carrot Salad Will Never be the Same with This Nutty Ginger Dressing

If you can’t get enough of that peanut sauce that’s the sole reason you order Thai take-out, or simply enjoy trying new salads, this recipe’s for you.

This isn’t your ordinary salad – forget the ‘green’ stereotype. We trade green for orange, using thinly-shaved carrots as the base for this anything-but-basic salad. And while it doesn’t contain the same look or colours you’re used to, the nutrient content is still excellent. Carrots are a prime source of vitamins A, C, and K, plus we’ll add even more healthy ingredients full of Asian-inspired flavours.

carrot-salad-with-homemade-ginger-dressing-recipeGinger, fresh scallions, garlic, and cilantro will all play a part in this nutritious salad that can go toe-to-toe with any green salad, taste-wise.

The best part about this salad may not even be the salad (it makes sense). The signature dressing made from the nut butter of your choice is a show-stopper. Peanut, almond, or cashew butter all work well here. Touches of honey and soy sauce just add to the sweet & savoury flavours of the sauce.

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So set aside 20 minutes, and check out this video on how to make this unique shaved carrot salad at home. It’s simple to prepare, and easily serves six people.

Just make sure no one’s allergic to nuts!

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