A simple vegetable peeler turns carrots into beautifully thin strips in this healthy vegetable side dish recipe. If you have a spiralizer, you can go for an artful tangle instead. Serve with miso-glazed fish or tofu.

Carolyn Casner
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2017

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Using a vegetable peeler or mandoline, make long, thin strips of carrot until you have about 8 cups of carrot ribbons.

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  • Whisk orange juice, vinegar, tamari (or soy sauce), oil, honey and garlic powder in a large bowl. Add the carrot ribbons and scallions and toss well to coat. Let stand 5 minutes; toss again. Sprinkle with sesame seeds before serving.

Tips

To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day.

People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use soy sauces that are labeled "gluten-free," as soy sauce may contain wheat or other gluten-containing sweeteners and flavors.

Nutrition Facts

54 calories; protein 1.5g 3% DV; carbohydrates 7.8g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 2.1g 8% DV; sugars 4g; fat 2.2g 3% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 8517.1IU 170% DV; vitamin c 7mg 12% DV; folate 18.6mcg 5% DV; calcium 26.3mg 3% DV; iron 0.6mg 3% DV; magnesium 17.5mg 6% DV; potassium 205.5mg 6% DV; sodium 153.9mg 6% DV; added sugar 1g.