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Herbed Carrot Salad Recipe

We grow about 2,000 acres of carrots on our ranch. My whole family enjoys this colorful vegetable in a variety of recipes, including this refreshing salad.—Bud Mercer, Prosser, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 pound baby carrots
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh dill
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 8 cups torn romaine

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil; add the carrots. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; cool slightly. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the dill, oregano, thyme, lemon juice, oil, sugar and lemon peel. Add carrots and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate. Serve over romaine. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 149 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 70 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein.