Carrot Salads

 

 

 

Carrot is a highly nutritious vegetable that contain carotene which is convertible in to vitamin A. Carotene is also a strong antioxidant that helps to get rid of the free radicals in the body and thus protect the body from many diseases.

It’s an excellent source of vitamin B, D, E, C, folic acid, magnesium, thiamine, potassium, copper etc. The pectin fiber called calcium pectate in carrot helps to lower cholesterol. Hence including carrots in the daily diet helps to improve the health. Here are some carrot salad recipes.



Lemony Carrot Salad

 

Ingredients



Lemon juice- 1 tablespoon

Extra virgin olive oil- 1 tablespoon

Minced garlic- ½ of a small clove

Salt- 18 teaspoon

Ground pepper- to taste

Shredded carrots- 1 cup

Chopped fresh dill- 1 ½ tablespoon

Chopped scallion- 1 tablespoon

Preparation

Combine garlic, salt, pepper and lemon juice in a small bowl. Then add this mixture to carrot, scallion and dill taken in a large bowl and toss well. Keep it in refrigerator for cooling and then serve. Each serving provides 90 calories, 0 mg cholesterol, 7 g fat, 184 mg sodium, 198 mg potassium etc.

Carrot Apple Salad



This salad can provide almost 186% of the recommended vitamin A for a day and 22% of vitamin C. Love Rooms

Ingredients

Shredded apple- 2 cups

Shredded carrots- 2 cups

Raisins- ½ cup

Kosher salt- ¼ teaspoon

Lemon juice- ¼ cup

Fat free sour cream- 1 tablespoon

Vanilla extract- ½ teaspoon

Honey- 1 tablespoon

Take carrots, apple and raisins in a large bowl and toss well. Combine all other ingredients in another bowl and pour over the carrot apple mixture.

 

Toss the entire mixture very well and serve. Each serving adds 134 calories, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g fat, 3 g fiber in addition to the supply of vitamin A, C, calcium and iron.



Carrot Raisin Salad

Ingredients

Shredded carrots- six cups

Raisins- half cup

Fat free sour cream- 13 cup

Crushed pineapple with juice- 8 ounce can

Mayonnaise- 13 cup

Drain the pineapple and reserve three tablespoon of juice. Mix pineapple juice, sour cream and mayonnaise in a bowl the entire ingredients in a bowl and combine it with crushed pineapple pieces, raisins and carrots. Keep the mixture in refrigerator for cooling and serve cold.

This salad per serving provides 120 calories, 1 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 3 g fat, vitamins and minerals.




Carrot Salads

Carrot Salads

Carrot is a highly nutritious vegetable that contain carotene which is convertible in to vitamin A. Carotene is also a strong antioxidant that helps to get rid

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2024-05-05

 

Carrot Salads
Carrot Salads

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