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Sunny Carrot Salad Recipe

Sunny Carrot Salad Recipe

Almonds and sunflower kernels give a pleasing crunch to this speedy variation on traditional carrot-raisin salad. If you prefer a nuttier flavor, use 1/2 cup of sunflower kernels instead of 1/3 cup. —Barb Hunter, Ponder, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups shredded carrots
  • 2 cups unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/3 cup unsalted sunflower kernels

Directions

  • 1. In a large serving bowl, combine the carrots, pineapple and raisins. Stir in mayonnaise. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Just before serving, add almonds and sunflower kernels; toss to coat. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 343 calories, 21 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 106 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 5 g protein.