07 Dec Green Salad With Roasted Carrots and Creamy Tarragon Dressing
Heading to a friends place for a festive lunch or dinner and you’ve been asked to bring a salad?
Need something super simple, quick to make with only a few ingredients, BUT…it can’t be boring right?
We have the perfect recipe for you!
Impress your friends with a twist to the average ‘Green Salad’ and give this a go, we think it will become one of your favs!
500g small, thin carrots, trimmed and halved lengthwise, if large
1 tbsp. olive oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1/4 c. sour cream
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh tarragon, plus more for garnish
2 tbsp milk
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tsp Dijon mustard
4 small heads lettuce, leaves separated and torn
- Preheat oven to 220°C. Toss together carrots and oil on a large baking tray. Season with salt and pepper. Roast, tossing once, until golden brown and tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
- Meanwhile, whisk together sour cream, tarragon, milk, lemon juice, mayonnaise, and mustard in a serving bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
- Transfer 4 tablespoons dressing to another bowl; reserve.
- Add lettuce to serving bowl and toss to coat. Top with carrots and drizzle with reserved dressing. Garnish with additional tarragon.