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Asian carrot avocado salad

A quick and easy salad with a balance of Asian-influenced flavour.

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This is a quick and easy salad with an exquisite balance of Asian-influenced flavour. Choose local ingredients whenever possible including local carrots, onions and cilantro. An all-time favourite recipe!

4 Servings | Prep 10 mins | Cook 10 mins

Ingredients

»» 2 Tbsp vegetable oil, flaxseed (linseed)

»» 3 Tbsp lime juice

»» 2 tsp vinegar, plum vinegar

»» 1 Tbsp ginger root, raw

»» 1 Tbsp coriander (cilantro)

»» 15 g agave nectar

»» 4 cups raw carrot

»» ½ cup coriander (cilantro)

»» ½ cup fresh parsley

»» 1 young green onion, tops only

»» ½ cup seeds, sesame seed kernels, toasted, shelled

»» 1 raw avocado, all commercial varieties

To Prepare

In a food processor, blend oil, lime juice, ginger, coriander. Grate carrots and toss in a large bowl with cilantro, parsley, green onion. Pour dressing over salad, and toss well. Gently fold in avocado, and sprinkle reserved sesame seeds on top before serving.

Nutrients per serving: Calories (kcal) 297.1; Fat 22.3 g; Protein 5.5g; Carbohydrate 23.6 g; Sugar 7.1 g; Fibre 10.1 g.

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Uploaded by Jennifer Brenton