Carrot Ribbon Salad with Lavender-Ricotta Dressing

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Carrot Ribbon Salad with Lavender-Ricotta DressingRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Pour a homemade dressing of ricotta cheese, buttermilk, lemon rind, lemon juice, and honey over carrot ribbons to make this simply delicious salad. 

 

Serves 8 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

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1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 1/2 teaspoons dried lavender
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
8 cups peeled shaved carrot
Garnish: parsley leaves

Preparation

Combine ricotta cheese, buttermilk, lemon rind, lemon juice, and honey in a blender. Blend on HIGH for 1 minute. Stir in lavender and salt. Pour dressing over carrot; toss. Chill 30 minutes. Garnish with a few parsley leaves, if desired.

Created date

August 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 90
Fat 2.7 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 226 mg
Calcium 122 mg