Raw Beetroot & Carrot Salad

This raw salad is something special. Great for a casual summer barbeque or even on its own for a weekday lunch. It is very summery and full of flavour. Note pomegranate molasses should be available at your local specialty food store. Enjoy!

Raw Beetroot & Carrot Salad

Ingredients

  • 500g beetroot raw, peeled & grated
  • 700g carrot, peeled & grated
  • 1 cup mint leaves, shredded
  • 1/2 cup crasins (dried cranberries)
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds, toasted
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • 1 tsp salt

Dressing

  • 2 Tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (about 1 juicy orange)
  • zest of one orange
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp honey

Method

To prepare the dressing, place all the ingredients in a jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake well to combine.

To prepare the salad, in a large serving bowl, combine the beetroot, carrot, mint, crasins, seeds and salt and mix.

Pour dressing over the salad – toss again when ready to serve.

Serves 6-8

Recipe can be doubled if feeding the masses.

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