Carrot Salad & Cumin Vinaigrette

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Hello my dears and Happy Monday! As I was combing thru an old Edible Rhody magazine, I noticed this recipe. I love me some vibrant colors, so I definitely will have to try it soon. Pictures to come when I do make it… but if you beat me to it, please don’t hesitate to share!

Rainbow Carrot Salad With Toasted Cumin Vinaigrette
6-8 Servings

Ingredients
For Salad:

  • 2 lbs washed rainbow carrots
  • 1/4 c chopped fresh chives
  • 1/4 c chopped flat parsley
  • 6-8 breakfast radishes
  • 1c  (1/4 lb) narragansett creamery salty sea crumbled feta
  • Zest grated 1/2 lemon
  • Kosher or sea salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper

For Dressing:

  • 1/2 t ground cumin
  • 3 T sugar
  • 1/4 c apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 c evoo

Instructions:
For Salad: Trim tops off of the carrot and shave carrots lengthwise into long 3-4″ ribbons with peeler into bowl. Toss in herbs. Slice radishes lengthwise as thin as possible, if you own a mandolin… use it here.

For Dressing: Heat small skillet on medium for 1 minute then add cumin. Cook 1 minute or until slightly darkened and fragrant. Consistently shake pan. In separate bowl, mix vinegar and sugar and whisk in cumin and olive oil. Salt and pepper to taste.

Add dressing to carrots and herbs then top with feta, radishes and lemon zest directly before serving. Yummy!

Th-th-that’s all, folks. I’ve been combing through a ton of local/holistic magazines lately, so don’t be surprised if more of these start popping up. I hope the start to your week has been going well! x’s and o’s

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About azuremarie

Bonjour, I'm Azure; a healthy dose of eccentricity best taken with a grain of salt. Most people describe me as sassy, and I like that. I love words, and think that anyone who can twist them in their mouth and make something beautiful come out is sexy and someone with whom I want to spend my time. I read a lot (bordering on too much), and am baller at boggle. I happen to be addicted to concerts/live music, and will listen to anything that can carry a beat, and even those that don't. I believe that being normal is boring, and love bright colors. I have a soft spot for animals, particularly dogs and horses, but I am beginning to be a cat person as well. Sometimes, I will admit that I like some animals better than some people - they're great listeners and don't judge. J'adore voyager. Someday I want to be able to look at a map of the world and say "I have been there, there, and there... and there", and have a memory attached to them all. I've recently begun to work at an organic juice bar, and diet/holistic health is starting to become a main passion of mine. I want to be able to experience our world, as well as help save it. Oh, and unicorns exist.

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