Carrot Fennel Citrus Salad

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Carrots, fennel and citrus are in in season during the Fall & Winter, making it an easy salad to source locally! My 7-year old helps me make this salad, and she also loves it. It is very high in vitamin C - perfect for cold & flu season!

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 8

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Ingredients

2 pounds of carrots
2 fennel bulbs, trimmed (1 large and 1 small or 1 1/2 large)
2 large oranges
1 1/2 lemons
6 tablespoons of olive oil
6 tablespoons of parsley or cilantro (about 1/2 bunch)
1 teaspoon of salt (or to taste)

Method

1. Wash and grate carrots (we used a food processor) and add to a large bowl.
2. Slice the fennel as thinly as possible either with a sharp knife or mandolin. (Adult only)
3. In a separate, smaller bowl combine the juice of the oranges and lemons, oil, salt, herbs.
4. Add the dressing to the carrots and fennel and combine well.

This can be served immediately, and will last in the refrigerator for 3 days.

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