Sweet And Sour Turnip And Carrot Salad

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A box grater and a peeler turn raw turnips and carrots into a fresh, crispy, light Sweet And Sour Turnip And Carrot Salad. It is very healthy and tasty too. Shred the vegetables for an elegant appearance or chop them for a more practical look. Almost any vinaigrette or dressing would work here, but this really flavorful Asian dressing brings a variety of tastes to the raw vegetables.  The variety of colorful ingredients adds interest to the appearance of the dish. It makes a beautiful spring salad and of course it can be enjoyed year round.

Shopping List
carrots
turnip 
lime juice 
vegetable oil 
sesame oil 
granulated sugar 
cayenne pepper 
fish sauce 
cilantro leaves 
black sesame seeds 

Equipment
box grater 
1 large bowl 
1 medium bowl 
whisk 

Sweet And Sour Turnip And Carrot Salad

Instructions:
Peel the carrots and turnips, then coarsely grate them. Toss them together in a large bowl. In a medium bowl, use a whisk to mix together the remaining components that will make up the sauce: lime juice, oils, sugar, cayenne pepper and fish sauce. Mix until the sugar dissolves. Pour the dressing over the grated vegetables, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with the cilantro and sesame seeds. 
Enjoy Sweet And Sour Turnip And Carrot Salad!

Sweet And Sour Turnip And Carrot Salad

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrot salad, sweet and sour, turnip
Servings: 4

Equipment

  • box grater
  • 1 large bowl
  • 1 medium bowl
  • whisk

Ingredients

  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and grated 
  • 1 turnip, peeled and grated 
  • 3 tbsp lime juice 
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil 
  • 1 tsp sesame oil 
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp fish sauce 
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves 
  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds 

Instructions

  • Peel the carrots and turnips, then coarsely grate them. Toss them together in a large bowl. In a medium bowl, use a whisk to mix together the remaining components that will make up the sauce: lime juice, oils, sugar, cayenne pepper and fish sauce. Mix until the sugar dissolves. Pour the dressing over the grated vegetables, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with the cilantro and sesame seeds. Enjoy Sweet And Sour Turnip And Carrot Salad!

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