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Recipe: Apple Walnut Carrot Salad

Enjoy this simple, satisfying and refreshing recipe for Apple Walnut Carrot Salad.

Ingredients

Dressing

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. 100% orange juice, apple juice or other fruit juice
  • 1 Tbsp. raw honey, blue agave or pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp.-1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil*
  • ⅛ tsp. salt

Salad

  • 2 small to medium apples
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh mint, chopped
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts, pecans or almonds
  • Extra ⅛ tsp. salt to taste
  • 1 bunch spinach or 2 handfuls of mixed greens*

*Optional

Directions

  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients in a medium bowl.
  2. Shred apples over mixed dressing to prevent browning, add remaining carrots, mint, raisins and optional salt. Toss and serve immediately.

Quick kitchen tips

  • Double the dressing recipe and serve the mixture over a bunch of mixed greens or fresh spinach to turn it into a nice green salad.
  • Shred carrots with a grater, in a food processor or purchase pre-shredded carrots.
  • Choose a bowl with a lid for easy storage and minimal cleanup.

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