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Crunchy Carrot Salad Recipe

Crunchy Carrot Salad Recipe

“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!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. 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.

Nutritional 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.