Carrot Ginger Dressing

Smother it on the salad. It is that good!

New York finally got a whiff of Spring yesterday! The birds sang, the sun glistened, it reached a whopping 43 degrees, and daffodils emerged (in bodegas, but still…..) Spring, colors, chirps, here we come! Goes hand in hand with a dollop of bright orange goodness to kick start your salad! Here is a recipe for the perfect Japanese carrot ginger dressing. Who knew a dressing could taste so delicious? Must try! (but be careful, it kinda looks like soup. It is not soup).

 

Ingredients:

Ingredients

* 2 peeled, roughly cut carrots

* 2 roughly chopped shallots

* 1/4 cup of roughly chopped ginger

* 1/4 cup of water

* 1/2 cup of olive oil

* 2 tablespoons of sesame oil

* 1/4 cup of rice vinegar

* salt and pepper, to taste

 

Directions:

* Peel and chop the veggies.

Carrots!

Carrots!

* Blend all at once in a Vitamix!

Chopped veggies in blender.

Chopped veggies in blender.

Veggies + liquids

Veggies + liquids

BLEND!

BLEND!

* Chill for a little bit in fridge. VOILA!

Looks like soup.

Soup (not really) in a (chipped) bowl.

Froth.

Froth.

Meal (salad matches placemates. Homerun!)

Meal (salad matches placemats. Homerun!)

Smother it on the salad. It is that good!

Smother it on the salad. It is that good!

Easiest dressing EVER! And you will feel so gourmet and accomplished. Enjoy! Have a great weekend and Happy Spring (in four weeks)!

Anika Yael Natori, aka, The Josie Girl

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