Tangy Carrot Salad
Peggy Gleichman of McAlester, Oklahoma writes, "This is one of my favorite carrot recipes. Our family and friends always ask for it!"
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 1 pound carrots, cut into 1/4-inch slices
- 2 celery ribs, chopped
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup white vinegar
- 4 teaspoons sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Place carrots in a steamer basket; place in a small saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 7-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Rinse in cold water.
- In a small bowl, combine the carrots, celery and onion. In another bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, garlic salt and pepper. Add to carrot mixture and stir gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts2/3 cup: 142 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 443mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.
Originally published as Carrot Celery Salad in Healthy Cooking April/May 2008