I got home thinking of salad! And what's so special about this salad? It is colorful, with a crisp texture, and deliciously flavorful, the perfect balance of flavors and textures.
I wasn't a regular salad eater, but since Brady built a small garden a few years ago, and we started having fresh and homegrown vegetables, everything has changed. The taste, the texture of homegrown produce are incomparable. I've learned to enjoy eating salad, and I am always inspired by new ways to make it.
Sweet, refreshing and crunching, a one-in-all raw salad.
This simple, easy and totally delish salad is a variation of one my mother makes regularly. She dices the tomatoes and shred the carrots, I prefer to slice both. It feels good to taste the juice, the texture of tomatoes and the sweetness and crunchiness of carrots combined with fresh ingredients.
I'm listing the ingredients, the amounts are to taste.
♥ Rainbow carrots, thinly sliced
♥ Tomatoes, sliced
♥ Scallion, or spring garlic
♥ Olive oil
♥ Sea salt
♥ Freshly ground peppercorn
♥ Juice of 1/2 lemon
♥ Sesame seeds
Slice the tomatoes and carrots. I use a mandolin to slice the carrots, it makes it much easier, and uniform.
Whisk all the other ingredients together, minus the sesame seeds. Taste and adjust any seasoning accordingly.
Drizzle in the dressing little by little and toss to coat.
Sprinkle with sesame seeds, and enjoy.