Crudités w/ Scallion Cream

Oh la la! Le crudités are here to delight your palate! Even if you're alone or sharing with friends, this healthy and easy recipe is ready to swipe your taste buds into heaven!  Enjoy the freshness dear friend!

The Crudités

1 pound of golden beets

2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoon balsamic

1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard

1/4 cup + 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 bunches of spring mix

1 Belgian endive

1 Carrot

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

STEP 1: Combine beets with water to cover in medium pressure cooker. Bring to full pressure, lower heat and cook until just tender when pierced with a sharp knife (large beets, 30 minutes, medium beets, 20 minutes; small beets, 15 minutes)

STEP 2: Drain cool and peel beets; cut into julienne cutting style and set aside. 

STEP 3: In medium bowl, combine vinegar and mustard, slowly whisk in oil; add beets; toss together lightly and let marinate for about 10 to 15 minutes.

STEP 4: Arrange Belgian endive, carrot, spring mix and golden beets as you like :)

 

The Cream

1 1/2 cup of cream cheese

1/2 cup of chopped scallions

2 tablespoons of olive oil

Pinch of salt

 

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP: Put all the ingredients in the food processor and mix till all ingredients completely blend.