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Beets and Carrots in a Lime Vinaigrette

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Category: Side Dishes, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 2 md Beets; peeled and cubed
  • 2 md Carrots; sliced diagonally
  • 1 c Peas; fresh or frozen
  • 1 md Cucumber; peel, seed, & cube


6 tb Vegetable oil
3 tb Fresh lime juice
2 tb Fresh cilantro; chopped
1 Clove garlic; minced or
Salt; to taste

Lightly steam the beets, carrots, andpeas in separate batches until
justtender, but still right in color.Mix them in a large bowl and add
thecucumber. Combine the dressingingredients. Toss the vegetables withthe
dressing and chill.
NOTES : This quick and easy vegetable side dish challenges the heavy,
fast-food image of Mexican fare. Mix up this salad, and venture beyond
rice and beans!

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