Grated Beet and Carrot Salad with Radish-Miso Dressing

This delicious Asian flavoured salad can be made into a meal by adding some grilled salmon or any other protein that suits your taste buds.   We feel so fortunate to still be pulling carrots and beets from the ground.  And this salad is perfect for spring!

1 head leaf lettuce, rinsed, spun, and torn into pieces

1 large beet, peeled and grated

3 to 4 large carrots, grated

    A delicious and colorful salad to kick start your liver as we enter the season of the Wood element.

    A delicious and colorful salad to kick start your liver as we enter the season of the Wood element.

1/2 to 1 cup chopped cilantro

Dressing:

5 small radishes

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup Adzuki Bean Miso

1/4 cup water

1 clove garlic

1/2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled

Place the lettuce into a large salad bowl and top with the grated beets, carrots, and cilantro.

To make the dressing add all ingredients to your blender and blend until smooth and creamy. the dressing will be a slight pink color. Dressing can be kept in a glass jar in the fridge for up to a week.

Source: www.NourishingMeals.com