Italian Garlic & Carrot Salad

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Author Notes: This recipe dates back to Italy and my Italian Grandmother. It was a staple in my house growing up and the only way I could stand to eat carrots. To this day, I'm not the biggest carrot fan, but I can't pass up the familiar taste of my grandma's garlicky carrot salad.

This dish is easy to make, colorful and healthy, and complements a gourmet menu or a southern barbecue.
2eatwellRD

Serves 2-4

  • 6-8 carrots
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1.5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1.5 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • pepper to taste
  1. Peel and cut carrots into small sticks.
  2. Boil carrots until fork tender. Drain.
  3. While carrots are boiling, make dressing. Mix together salt, pepper, minced garlic, fresh parsley, olive oil and vinegar.
  4. Mix carrots with dressing and refrigerate until cold. For best flavor, make 3-4 hours before serving or the night before. Store in refrigerator until serving.
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Burnt_offering

over 3 years ago Burnt Offerings

Made these for lunch today - super yummy!

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almost 4 years ago Georgiepurl

Since we grew up in the same house, I too love these carrots. One of the easiest ways to prepare carrots.