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Balsamic Cucumber and Carrot Ribbon Salad

 

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Recipe

Balsamic Cucumber and Carrot Ribbon Salad

Pretty, pretty, pretty. And it doesn’t take much. If you own a vegetable peeler you’re in business.

Times

  • Prep Time : 15 min
  • Ready Time : 15 min

Servings

4-6

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 3 large carrots, peeled
  • 1 pint multicolored cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups watercress, cut into 2-inch pieces

Directions

In a small bowl, combine vinegar, oil, shallots, mayonnaise, honey, salt and pepper and whisk well until dressing comes together. Set aside.
Using a vegetable peeler, peel cucumber and carrots into long ribbons. Transfer to a large bowl and add tomatoes and watercress. Add dressing and toss lightly to coat well. Serve immediately or refrigerate undressed for up to 1 hour.

As seen in Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller Magazine Pesach 2012 – Subscribe Now

Nutrition information based on 6 servings. 

Nutrients

Servings Per Recipe: 4-6

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 159
  • Total Fat: 10.8g
  • Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Sodium: 166mg
  • Total Carbs: 14g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 2g

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About Jamie Geller

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Jamie Geller is the only best-selling cookbook author who wants to get you out of the kitchen – not because she doesn’t love food – but because she has tons to do. As “The Bride Who Knew Nothing” Jamie found her niche specializing in fast, fresh, family recipes. Now the "Queen of Kosher" (CBS) and the "Jewish Rachael Ray" (New York Times), she's the creative force behind JoyofKosher.com and "Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller" magazine . Jamie and her hubby live in Israel with their five busy kids who give her plenty of reasons to get out of the kitchen - quickly. Check out her new book, "Joy of Kosher: Fast, Fresh Family Recipes."

 

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2 Responses to Balsamic Cucumber and Carrot Ribbon Salad

  1. avatar says: jbbm

    that salad looks great! i love making ribbons

  2. avatar says: Michelle

    The dressing is amazing, you can use it on so many things, I can’t wait to use it on grilled portabella mushrooms. Thanks!

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