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Shaved Beet and Carrot Salad with Fiore Sardo PDO and Pecorino Romano PDO

Shaved Beet and Carrot Salad with Fiore Sardo PDO and Pecorino Romano PDO
Serves 4
This raw, shredded salad not only gets tossed with sharp and salty Pecorino Romano PDO, but it’s also garnished with smoky, rich Fiore Sardo PDO for a one-two punch of Italian sheep’s milk cheese.
  1. 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar, plus more to taste
  2. 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more to taste
  3. 1½ teaspoons honey
  4. 1 pound beets, grated
  5. 2 large carrots, grated
  6. ½ cup fresh tarragon leaves, minced, plus more for garnish
  7. ½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped, plus more for garnish
  8. ½ cup grated Pecorino Romano PDO cheese
  9. Kosher salt, to taste
  10. Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
  11. Fiore Sardo PDO cheese, for garnish
  1. ►Toss together beets, carrots, tarragon, walnuts, and Pecorino Romano PDO in a large bowl. Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, and honey in a small bowl until emulsified. Add dressing to beet-carrot salad. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and additional vinegar as desired.
  2. ►Transfer salad to a serving plate or bowl. Garnish with tarragon, walnuts, and Fiore Sardo PDO.
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Did You Know?

According to several historical sources, the first varieties of Fiore Sardo PDO date back to the Bronze Age.

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