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Category: Sauces and condiments

Pickled Carrot and Daikon

In picnic baskets and bags everywhere this Labor Day weekend, lunch meats will lie limply on soggy bread. Boring old mayonnaise will ooze from sandwiches. Peanut butter, though popular, will make for the same old-same old. The picnic-packing doldrums will ... Read more

Total tiime: 10 minutes plus 2 hours chilling | Makes 1 1/2 cups
Note: From Mako Antonishek at Le Colonial, this is a colorful addition to Vietnamese sandwiches of pork pate or pork meatloaf.
  • 1 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 1 cup thinly sliced daikon
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water

Step 1Combine carrots, daikon, salt, sugar, vinegar and water in small bowl. Cover and chill 2 hours.

Each 1/4 cup:
13 calories; 597 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 0 fat; 3 grams carbohydrates; 0 protein; 0.22 gram fiber.
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