Grated Beet and Carrot Salad

Grated Beet and Carrot Salad
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Recipe type: Side Dish
 

Ingredients
  • 1 large raw beet, coarsely grated
  • 1 large carrot, coarsely grated
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger root, finely grated
  • 2 Tbsp. oil (canola, vegetable, sunflower, peanut, etc.)
  • 3 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced salt & pepper to taste
  • ¼ c. minced red onion
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro, finely chopped (optional)
  • 6 lettuce leaves

Instructions
  1. Place beets & carrots in separate bowls.
  2. Combine ginger, oil, vinegar, & garlic.
  3. Toss beets with half of the dressing & add salt & pepper.
  4. Mix together the red onion, carrots, cilantro (if using), & the remaining dressing with salt & pepper.
  5. Arrange the lettuce on a platter, mound the carrots & beets artfully on top of them & serve.