Superfood Salad

with Carrot Miso Dressing

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Recipe video made by Michelle Published on 08/14/2020, viewed by 1266 , 0 Comments
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This salad is packed full of flavor. The dressing is the most important part of a salad, and it's great to learn how to make your own dressings. This is one of my favorites!

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What you will need

5 oz Mixed Greens

4 oz Feta Cheese

1 Carrot

1/4 Red Onion

1/3 cup Dried Cranberries

1/2 cup Microwavable Quinoa

CANDIED WALNUTS

1 cup Walnuts

1/4 cup Sugar

1 Tbsp Salted Butter

CARROT-MISO DRESSING

ΒΌ cup Peanut Oil

ΒΌ cup Rice Vinegar

3 Tbsp Miso Paste

1 Tbsp Toasted Sesame Oil

2 Carrots

1 inch Fresh Ginger

pinch Salt

pinch Black Pepper

(Nutritional facts 362 calories, 34.64 g fat, 12.31 g carbohydrates, 2.4 g protein, 11 mg cholesterol, 277 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Gather and portion ingredients.

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Heat a non-stick skillet to medium-high and add the butter.

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Add the sugar to the pan with the butter.

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Add the walnuts to the pan.

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t that point, pour the nuts out onto a baking pan lined with parchment paper and break them apart immediately. Let cool.

Stir for about 5 minutes until the sugar liquifies and turns light brown. At that point, pour the nuts out onto a baking pan lined with parchment paper and break them apart immediately. Let cool.

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Wash and roughly chop the carrots.

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Add the chopped carrot to a food processor.

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Peel and grate the ginger into the food processor.

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Add the sesame oil.

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Pour in the rice vinegar.

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Blend the carrots in the food processor.

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Add the miso paste to the mixture.

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Slowly stream in the oil so that it emulsifies.

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 Set the dressing aside until salad is assembled.

Add a pinch of salt and pepper to the dressing and then add more as needed. Set the dressing aside until salad is assembled.

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Cut the onion in half and then slice half of that into thin strips.

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Peel the carrots.

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Use the peeler to shave off thin layers creating carrot ribbons.

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Fill a large bowl with the greens and top with the sliced onion.

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Add the quinoa to the top of the salad greens.

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Arrange the carrot ribbons on top of the salad.

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Crumble the feta cheese to add to the salad.

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Top with the dried cranberries.

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 add individually.

Finally, add the candied walnuts. Toss with the dressing or leave it off to add individually.

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