Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Kumquat Carrot Salad

One bunch of carrots, peeled and grated
4 green onions, chopped
3 tablespoons minced cilantro
16 kumquats, quartered lengthwise and seeds removed
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon grated lime peel
2 teaspoons dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
1/2 cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
8 large lettuce leaves

Directions:
Mix carrots, green onions, cilantro and kumquats in bowl.
Combine vinegar, lime peel, mustard and paprika, and then wisk in oil.
Season vinegar mixture with salt and pepper to taste.
Pour mixture over carrot/kumquats. Toss to coat evenly, and chill for at least two hours.
Spoon salad into lettuce leaves and serve.

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