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Makes: 2 cups
Prep time: 20 minutes
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Asian Carrot Salad
Prep time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

SALAD
2 cups
shredded carrots (about 4 medium carrots)
1⁄4 cup
fine chopped green or red bell pepper
1⁄4 cup
raisins or craisins
1⁄4 cup
unsalted cashews or sunflower seeds
ASIAN DRESSING
1⁄4 cup
orange juice (juice from 1/2 orange)
1 Tablespoon
vegetable oil or olive oil
1 Tablespoon
low sodium soy sauce
1⁄8 teaspoon
ground ginger
1⁄8 teaspoon
garlic powder
1 teaspoon
honey or sugar

Directions

  1. Combine carrots, peppers, raisins and sunflower seeds in a bowl.
  2. Combine orange juice, vegetable oil, soy sauce, ground ginger, garlic powder and honey or sugar in a jar. Cover and shake to blend.
  3. Add the oriental salad dressing or your favorite salad dressing. Stir to blend.
  4. Refrigerate for a few hours to blend flavors.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year old.



    Recipe adapted from Nutrition Matters.
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