Golden Beet and Carrot Salad

Ingredients for Beet and Carrot Salad (serves 2)

  • 2 large golden beets- washed, ends trimmed

  • 1 large carrot - washed & ends trimmed

  • mixed greens

  • 1/8 cup pistachios

  • 2 Tbsp soft cheese ( i.e. goat or ricotta)

  • 1/8 cup fresh lemon juice

  • 1 Tbsp white wine vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • pinch of coarse salt, pepper, curry, and ginger

Directions for Beet and Carrot Salad

  1. For marinade- In a medium bowl with a lid, mix together with a fork or whisk lemon juice, white wine vinegar, olive oil, honey, salt, pepper, ginger, and curry. Set aside.

  2. Thinly slice golden beets with knife or mandoline. Place into marinade immediately to prevent oxidization.

  3. Thinly slice carrots with vegetable peeler. Place carrots into marinade.

  4. Allow beets and carrots to marinate 30-60 minutes. Serve atop a bed of greens and a few dollops of soft cheese. Sprinkle with pistachios.