Crunchy Carrot Salad
“These carrots make a beautiful presentation and are absolutely delicious,” says Jennifer Cain from Bel Air, Maryland. “They’ve been a hit with everyone who has tasted them, including my husband, who doesn’t typically care for carrots!”
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon white vinegar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 medium carrots, julienned
- 2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
- 1 tablespoon thinly sliced green onion (green part only)
- 1 tablespoon chopped almonds, toasted
- 1/8 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
- In a small bowl, combine the sugar, vinegar and salt. Add carrots;
- toss to coat. Divide between two plates. Sprinkle with red pepper,
- onion, almonds and sesame seeds. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutrition Facts: 3/4 cup equals 78 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.