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Satisfying Salad of Carrot, Beetroot and Balsamic Vinegar

This fabulous combo was sent into us by Karina L in New Zealand. Karina says:

"I saw a woman eating it one day and it looked scrummy so I asked her what it was. It's a very good liver cleanser, apparently!"

We love that you asked her what it was, Karina, and we're delighted that you did.
 
 

Ingredients

(Serves 1)

2 small beetroots
2 medium sized carrots
Balsamic vinegar to taste
Optional pine nuts, seeds and / or raisins
 

Method

Grate the raw beetroot
Grate the raw carrot
Pour balsamic vinegar over top and mix thoroughly
Add sunflower seeds, pine nuts and/or raisins for something even more delicious.
 

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

10 minutes
 

Notes & Variations on Satisfying Salad of Carrot, Beetroot and Balsamic Vinegar

For extra crunch, you could add some grated white cabbage.
 
 
 

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