Taste of the Gods - Gingered Carrot Salad

Here we have combined the sweetness of carrots with ginger that can lift off any meal and make it one to remember.

Ginger has many healing qualities, so if you can introduce this ingredient into your daily life you should quickly reap the benefits.

Ingredients

305g/12oz carrots

30ml/ 2 tablespoons olive oil

3 cloves of garlic crushed and finely chopped

Thumbnail piece size of fresh root ginger peeled and grated

Half a bunch of fresh coriander finely chopped

Juice of half a lime

Salt and ground black pepper

Method

Peel the carrots and cut them into fine matchsticks. Put them in a bowl and stir in the oil and grated ginger.

Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes, to allow the flavours to develop fully.

Season the salad with salt and pepper to taste and garnish with coriander for a refreshing kick.

*Variation*

To make a parsnip and sesame seed salad, replace the carrots with parsnip and blanch in boiling salted water for 1 minute before combining with the oil and ginger. Replace the poppy seeds with the same quantity of sesame seeds.

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