Minted Carrot Ribbon Salad – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe

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(makes 4 servings)

 

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Minted Carrot Ribbon Salad
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4 medium carrots

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2 celery stalks

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1 bunch green onions

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2 tablespoons olive oil

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2 tablespoons lime juice

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2 teaspoons sugar

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1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

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2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped

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salt and pepper, to taste

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Directions:
1. Half fill a medium sized bowl with cold water and add about 4-5 ice cubes.
2. Using a potato peeler, peel the carrot skins and discard. Continue to pare off ribbons of carrot into the bowl of water from all 4 carrots.
3. Cut the celery into 2 inch lengths and then thinly slice lengthwise. Add to bowl of water.
4. Cut the green onions into 2 inch lengths and shred lengthwise. Add to bowl of water. Let vegetables stand in water for about 20 minutes until they curl up.
5. In a small bowl, combine olive oil, lime juice, sugar, red pepper and mint. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
6. Drain vegetables and toss in a salad bowl with the dressing.
7. Arrange on salad plates, sprinkled with chopped peanuts.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (147 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 162
Calories from fat 103
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 94 mg
Total Carbohydrates 14 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A 345%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 6 %
Iron 6%

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