Aunt Nettie is also enamoured with harvest time and has created a mouth-watering Heirloom Tomato Salad Dressing that pairs well with the salad.
1/2 kabocha squash, peeled and coarsely shredded
2 large carrots, peeled and coarsely shredded
1 yellow zucchini or crookneck squash, coarsely shredded
1 wedge of green cabbage, coarsely shredded
1/4 to 1/2 sweet onion, sliced and slices quartered
1 or 2 sweet apples, cored and chopped
1/2 C. (120 ml) black raisins
2 to 4 sprigs of mint leaves, thinly sliced
1 large clove garlic, finely minced
1 15-oz. (425 g) can black beans, rinsed and drained
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss to distribute the colorful vegetables evenly throughout. Serve with Aunt Nettie's Heirloom Tomato Salad Dressing or your favorite dressing. Serves 6 as a salad course, or 3 people as a dinner entrée.
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