Carrot and Beet Slaw with Pistachios and Raisins
from Bon Appetit, 2013
2 garlic cloves, crushed
¾ cup golden raisins
¼ cup white wine vinegar
6 medium carrots (about 1 lb.), peeled, julienned
2 medium beets (any color; about 1 lb.), peeled, julienned
½ cup (packed) fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
¼ cup (packed) fresh mint leaves
3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
? cup extra-virgin olive oil
¾ cup unsalted, shelled raw pistachios
Preheat oven to 350°. Spread out pistachios on a small rimmed baking sheet; toast, stirring occasionally until golden brown, 6–8 minutes. Let cool; coarsely chop.
Combine garlic, raisins, and vinegar in a large bowl; let sit 1 hour.
Remove garlic from raisin mixture and discard. Add carrots, beets, pistachios, parsley, mint, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes; season with salt and pepper and toss to combine. Add oil; toss gently.