Carrot Salad with Nut Butter-Ginger Dressing

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Carrot Salad with Nut Butter-Ginger DressingRecipe

Photo: Travis Rathbone

Serves: 6 as a side dish

Ingredients

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1/4 cup nut butter, homemade or store-bought
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon roughly chopped fresh ginger
2 scallions, whites coarsely chopped and greens thinly sliced lengthwise
1 small clove garlic
1 pound carrots, peeled into long, thin strips with a vegetable peeler
1 cup packed cilantro leaves

Preparation

Prep: 20 Minutes

In a blender, combine nut butter, lime juice, soy sauce, honey, ginger, scallion whites, garlic and 2 Tbsp. water; blend until smooth. Toss carrots with half of dressing. Add more dressing 1 Tbsp. at a time if desired. (Cover and refrigerate any leftover dressing for another use.) Gently toss in cilantro and scallion greens before serving.

Created date

November 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 114
Fat 6 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 166 mg
Calcium 71 mg