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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Beets and Carrots in a Lime Vinaigrette

side side succulent side -- love it-- the color and variety.  Although my kids picked, they ate vegetables.  Score one for the Mom. Another fast and easy dish to add to the repertoire.

Beets and Carrots in a Lime Vinaigrette
from Moosewood Collective
Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant

2 medium organic beets peeled and cubed
2 medium organic carrots cut
1 cup frozen organic peas
1 medium organic cucumber cubed
6T safflower oil
3T fresh lime juice
2T chopped fresh cilantro
1 small head of minced garlic
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

~ lightly steam the beets, carrots and peas in separate batches until tender
~ mix them in a large bowl
~ add cucmber
~ combine the dressing ingredients
~ toss the vegetables with the dressing and chill

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