Recipe courtesy of Kardea Brown

Shaved Carrot and Fennel Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 25 min (includes sit time)
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
I love the flavors in this slaw-type salad. The licorice flavor from the fennel, the sweetness of the carrots, and the tangy-tart apricots meld to create a party in your mouth. And it's so colorful, too. Even better, this salad gets better over time, so it's a great make-ahead side dish.



  1. Shave the carrots into long strips with a vegetable peeler. Place in a large bowl. Thinly slice the fennel and add to the bowl with the carrots. Chop enough fennel fronds to equal 1 tablespoon and add. Add the apricots.
  2. Whisk together the honey, vinegar and mustard. Add the oil in a slow, steady stream and whisk until combined. Season with salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat. Let stand at least 1 hour to allow the vegetables to soften. Sprinkle with the pine nuts before serving.