October 7, 2014
Carrot, Celeriac & Pear Salad
Soaking the shaved carrot and celeriac in cold water turns them into wavy curls that give body to the salad.
Yield: Serves 6 to 8
- To make dressing, place all ingredients in lidded glass jar and shake to combine. Refrigerate up to 3 days.
- To make salad, peel celeriac. Cut into 3⁄4″-thick slices. Using a mandoline, cut each slice into long, thin strips. Place in cold water for 20 minutes. Drain and dry on tea towel.
- Peel carrots. Cut in half crosswise. Using a mandoline, cut each piece into long, thin strips. Place in cold water for 20 minutes. Drain and dry on tea towel.
- When ready to serve, cut pear into quarters. Remove stem and core. Cut quarters lengthwise into long, thin slices. Place in large mixing bowl with celeriac, carrot, onion, celery and arugula. Drizzle with some dressing. Season with salt and pepper. Mix. Transfer to serving platter. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds.