Cucumber and Shaved Carrot Salad is an easy and refreshing side that complements most main dishes.
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 medium carrots, peeled
1 1/2 cups shaved English cucumber
2 tablespoons thinly sliced shallot
How to Make It
Combine olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt, and crushed red pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until sugar dissolves. Shave carrots into thin strips using a vegetable peeler. Combine carrot, cucumber, and shallot. Add carrot and cucumber mixture to rice vinegar mixture; toss to coat. Serve immediately.
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