Thai Carrot Salad

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Preparation Time 20 minutes Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 Cost Per Serving $2.15
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Ingredients

2 cupsCarrots, grated
2 cupsBell Pepper, sliced
1 cupRed Onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cupFresh Mint or Cilantro
1/4 cupToasted Cashews
Dressing:
1/4 cupGreen Onion, finely sliced
4 tbspLime Juice
1 tspHoney
1 tbspFish Sauce or Soy Sauce (optional)
1 tbspRed Chili (optional)
2 tbspVegetable or Olive Oil

Directions

  1. Combine all the raw vegetables in a large bowl.
  2. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl or jar and mix well.
  3. Toss all the vegetables in the dressing. Top with fresh mint and toasted cashews
  4. (optional) Serve with some crispy tofu, canned tuna, or hard boiled egg for extra protein.

Nutrition

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  • Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables in a rainbow of colours every day is an important part of a healthy diet. Try to fill half of your plate at each meal with vegetables and fruit. This will help you to get a wide variety of beneficial vitamins and minerals, and to get lots of fibre.