Beet "Poke"

 
Recipe from Katchkie Farm

Recipe from Katchkie Farm

 

Ingredients:
2 cups cubed roasted beets
1 tablespoon grated ginger
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon organic sugar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 scallion, sliced
1/2 sweet onion, thinly sliced
Lime juice, to taste
Cilantro, to taste
Sesame seeds, to garnish
Cooked brown or white rice, for serving


Method:
1) Place the freshly grated ginger into a large bowl. Finely slice the
scallions and the onion and toss into the bowl. Add the cane sugar,
soy sauce, and sesame oil to the bowl and stir to incorporate.
2) Add lime juice, sesame seeds, and cilantro to taste. Serve over hot or
cold rice.

Carrot-Ginger Dressing

 
Recipe by Andrew Luzmore

Recipe by Andrew Luzmore

If you've ever had a salad at a Japanese-American restaurant then you are probably already familiar with this dressing. Traditionally, this bright orange dressing is served with iceberg lettuce, but it also makes a great pair with roasted carrots or other root vegetables.

Ingredients:
2 medium carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
1/2 medium onion, roughly chopped
1 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup rice vinegar
1/4 soy sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons finely grated ginger
1 pinch of sea salt

Method:
Place all ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Reserve in the refrigerator for up to a week.