Shaved Butternut & Carrot Salad w/ Dates & Sunflower Seeds

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2 Tbl White Balsamic Vinegar

1 tsp whole-grain Mustard

2 tsp minced shallot (1 shallot)

Salt & fresh ground pepper

3 Tbl Extra Virgin Olive-Oil

4 oz Butternut Squash (1 squash peeled)

3 small carrots, peeled

2 oz dates, thinly sliced (apx 1/2 cup)

1/4 cup roasted, salted sunflower seeds

4 oz baby arugula



1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, pour oil in slowly, steady stream and whisk constantly.

2. Using a mandolin or vegetable peeler, shave squash & carrots into a large bowl.

3. Add dates, seeds and arugula. Toss.

4. Serve Immediately