Carrot, Onion, Pecan, and Fennel Salad

May 13, 2019 0 Comments

Carrot, Onion, Pecan, and Fennel Salad

Looking for a colorful side dish? This salad is the perfect balance of sweet and savory, highlighting bright, beautiful produce.


  • 2 cups peeled and julienned carrots
  • 2 cups sliced red onions
  • ½ cup thinly sliced fennel
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup amber maple syrup
  • ¼ cup roasted pecans
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley

Directions: Steam the carrots in a small amount of water, just until tender-crisp. In a skillet, sauté fennel and onions in oil for 2 minutes. Add the syrup, pecans, and carrots, and simmer. In a small bowl, mix the cornstarch and water together. Add this mixture to the carrot mixture. Stir in the chopped parsley. This can be serve hot or at room temperature.