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Apricot-Carrot Salad With Grapefruit Mint

Courses: Salads
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlLime juice
2 tablespoons 30mlRed wine vinegar
2 teaspoons 10mlGround cumin
1 teaspoon 5mlSugar
  Salt and white pepper to taste
1/3 cup 78mlPeanut oil
1 tablespoon 15mlGinger - grated
2 tablespoons 30mlGarlic - minced (small)
2 tablespoons 30mlGrapefruit mint - chopped
1 lb 454g / 16ozCarrots
1/2 cup 118mlDried apricots - slivered
4 cups 160g / 5.6ozRomaine lettuce leaves (large)

Recipe Instructions

Make the dressing: In a small mixing bowl add 2 tablespoons lime juice to red wine vinegar.

Add ground cumin, sugar, salt and white pepper to taste. With a whisk, stir in the peanut oil to form an emulsion, then blend in ginger, garlic and mint. Allow the mixture to sit for one-half hour before using for the flavors to blend.

Peel carrots, then shred with a grater or the appropriate attachment in a food processor. Place carrots in a large mixing bowl and add apricots. Add dressing, tossing salad until well coated. Spoon salad onto large chilled romaine lettuce leaves, and serve.

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