Wednesday, June 3, 2009

A Fake Recipe

We all like carrot salad. It's a fun change from the standard veggie side and laughably easy to toss together. The worst part is all the grating, but if you're blessed with a food processor and grater attachment, you'll be running shredded carrot circles around me. I'm not sure if this counts as a real recipe but ... I'll just tell myself that it is.

Carrot Salad
- Shred a whole bunch of carrots (Look at these 'rainbow' carrots I found!)
- Generously douse with favorite Italian dressing*
- Toss in some sunflower seeds

*Our favorite Italian dressing? Those funny little packets of dry mix from the grocery store. It's true! Toss in cruet with red wine vinegar, a splash of water, and olive or canola oil.

5 comments:

  1. those are some cute carrots! where did you find those, TJ's?

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  2. my husband loves carrot salad, but the one with raisins in it. This sounds like the perfect easy summer side dish...will try it soon!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I love to see who is leaving comments. Your photos are beautiful, and the subjects are too! I will check back often...

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  3. Sounds good to me - and oh so easy!

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  4. i cannot imagine getting my brood to eat this. but i like the sound of it, especially with the sunflower seeds. hmmmm.....

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  5. Carrot salad is actually a "recognized" salad here in the Czech Republic! - although it's different and rather sweet than salty: grated carrots, grated apples (optional), lemon + orange juice, a bit sugar. Children love it. Well, at least I did, and still do.

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