Pic of Beetroot, carrot and alfalfa salad

Beetroot, carrot and alfalfa salad

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Beetroot, carrot and alfalfa salad

Serves 2 15 min
This is a simple, beautifully-hued grated veg salad topped with a crumbling of salty cheese and toasted seeds and dressed with honey, ginger, orange juice and good olive oil. It's a lovely way of pepping up a winter meals, and goes well with chicken or duck. This is also good with the addition of grated apple, and with a handful of leafy, fresh herbs (chervil, parsley, coriander).

Ingredients

for the dressing

  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 4 tbsp olive oil

for the salad

  • 2 large beetroot, peeled
  • 2 large carrots, peeled
  • handful alfalfa sprouts, washed
  • 4 tbsp mixed toasted seeds
  • 1 pack Wootton white cheese or feta
  • salt and pepper

Method

Prep time: 15 min

Make the dressing

  • Step 1

    by mixing all the ingredients together and seasoning with salt and pepper.

To make the salad

  • Step 1

    , very thinly slice the beetroot and carrot, then cut into matchsticks.
  • Step 2

    Arrange on a serving plate.
  • Step 3

    Sprinkle over the alfalfa and toasted seeds. Drizzle over the dressing and crumble over a little of the cheese. Drizzle over a little extra olive oil to serve.

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