Summer Carrot Ribbon Salad
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A colorful,crunchy, light and healthy summer salad using the freshest produce of the season!
Ingredients
  • 1 bunch of rainbow carrots, made into thin ribbons using a vegetable peeler
  • ½ red onion, sliced into strips
  • 1 yellow and red pepper cut into strips
  • 2 or 3 Persian cucumbers, made into ribbons using a vegetable peeler
  • 8 radishes, sliced thin
  • a large handful of arugula or fresh spinach
  • 1 small jalapeno, thinly sliced ( optional)
  • a small handful of toasted hazelnuts, slightly crushed
  • CREAMY LEMON PARMESAN DRESSING
  • 3 heaping tablespoons of good mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of grated parmesan
  • a pinch of salt and cracked pepper
  • Whisk everything together, taste for seasoning.
Instructions
  1. Gently toss all salad ingredients into a bowl, place on a nice platter, then drizzle dressing over the top when ready to eat.
  2. LIGHTER LEMON PARMESAN DRESSING
  3. All ingredients as in the creamy version, minus the mayonnaise, whisk together and drizzle on top os salad ingredients.
Recipe by Proud Italian Cook at https://www.prouditaliancook.com/2015/06/summer-carrot-ribbon-salad.html