Carrot Salad With Ginger Lime Peanut Sauce

Take a break from the romaine and give this delicious raw carrot salad from The Roasted Root a try. The tangy, ginger lime peanut dressing over thin strips of carrots makes this salad the perfect side with a grilled chicken breast or piece of fresh fish. If you don’t have a mandoline to cut the carrots, no problem! A simple spiralizer or a julienne peeler will do the trick.



Ingredients for servings

    Carrot Pasta

  • 5 large carrots peeled and julienned or spiraled into thin strips

  • 0.33333333333 cup roasted cashews

  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro finely chopped

  • ginger-lime peanut sauce

  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

  • 4 tablespoons regular coconut milk

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper

  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger peeled and grated

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • to taste Salt

Directions

  • Combine all sauce ingredients in a small bowl and mix together until smooth and creamy and set aside while you julienne/spiralize the carrots.

  • In a large serving bowl, gently toss the carrots and sauce together until evenly coated. Top with roasted cashews (or peanuts) and freshly chopped cilantro.

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